|Birth: ||Mar. 26, 1895|
|Death: ||Sep. 14, 1963|
Corporal, 11th Company, 161st Depot Brigade. Son of WV and Susan McKie; wife Ethel McKie. Entered service at Galesburg, September 5, 1918; to Camp Grant; promoted to rank of Corporal December 6, 1918; discharged February 25, 1919.
ONEIDA - Funeral services for Arthur T McKie, 68, of near Oneida, will be held Tuesday at 2PM in the Hendricks Funeral Home at Oneida, where friends may call this evening. Burial will be in the Oneida Cemetery. The family suggested that memorials be donated to the Oneida First Presbyterian Memorial Fund.
Mr. McKie died unexpectedly Saturday of a heart attack at his home. He partially retired from farming in 1960.
A lifelong resident of the Oneida vicinity, Mr. McKie was born March 26, 1895, in Copley Township of Knox County. He attended Oneida High School and Brown's Business College in Galesburg. He affiliated with the Oneida First Presbyterian Church when he was a youth, and was a member of Victoria Masonic Lodge. Mr. McKie was an Army veteran of World War I.
He was married to Ethel Hedstrom at Victoria, June 25, 1919, and she survives. Other survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Hiram (Dorothy) King of Knoxville; two brothers, Clyde and Leslie McKie, of Oneida; four sisters, Mrs. Glenn Reynolds and Miss Ruth McKie of Oneida, Mrs. Glenn Clifford of Altona and Mrs. Dean Bacon of Pasadena, CA, and a grandson. A sister preceded him in death.
GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL: SEPTEMBER 16, 1963
ONEIDA - Funeral services for Arthur T McKie, 68, of near Oneida, who died Saturday, were held today at 2PM in the Hendricks Funeral Home at Oneida. Rev. Kenneth Young of the Victoria Methodist Church officiating. Mrs. Reid Carson was organist.
Victoria Masonic Lodge services were conducted at the gravside in the Oneida Cemetery. Elliott Stackhouse of Galesburg was master, assisted by Roger Seibolt, secretary.
Pallbearers were nephews of Mr. McKie and included Gene, Sam and Charles McKie, Ross Reynolds, Rex Johnson and Stanley Dorman.
GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL:SEPTEMBER 18, 1963
William W McKie (1863 - 1943)
Susan P Miller McKie (1870 - 1948)
Ethel M McKie (1896 - 1990)
Maintained by: Talbot Fisher
Originally Created by: Florence Banks
Record added: Sep 20, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5787792