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Billy Gene McKinney
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Birth: Jul. 8, 1924
Upshur County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 2012
Pineville
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA

Billy McKinney

Billy Gene McKinney was born July 8, 1925, in Upshur County, WV, son of Buford and Nellie I. Riffee McKinney.
He was a veteran of the Army, serving in the European Theatre in World War II. He served with the 47th Infantry, 9th Division (Old Reliables) fightin in the Ardennes (Battle of the Buldge) and Rhineland campaigns. His division was one of the first divisions to cross the Rhine River at the Bridge of Remagan on March 7, 1945. He later earned the Purple Heart Medal for inuries suffered three days after the crossing.
Surviving are son, Matthew Kent (Suzanne Canton) McKinney and grandchild, Sarah Elizabeth
McKinney.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 63 years, Billie L. in September 2012; and sistr, Helen L. Becker.
 
 
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  Billie Lorene Smith McKinney (1927 - 2012)
 
Burial:
Rosedale Cemetery
Martinsburg
Berkeley County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Gina
Record added: Jan 09, 2013
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Billy Gene McKinney
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 Added: Jan. 9, 2013

- Gina
 Added: Jan. 9, 2013
 
 
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