Farris Laverne “Mac” McKinley

Farris Laverne “Mac” McKinley

Birth
Frederick, Tillman County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 21 Sep 2019 (aged 90)
Katy, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Frederick, Tillman County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 203240920 · View Source
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Farris Lavern “Mac” McKinley

Celebration of Life for Farris Laverne “Mac” McKinley age 90, of Katy, Texas will be at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at the Jackson Funeral Home Chapel, 921 W. Gladstone Ave., Frederick, Oklahoma, with Rev. Karen Adams and Rev. Nathan Adams officiating. Burial will follow in the Frederick Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Jackson Funeral Home of Frederick. Mr. McKinley passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019, at his home in Katy, Texas.

Farris Laverne “Mac” McKinley was born December 7, 1928, on the family homeplace in Frederick Oklahoma, to William Earl and Louise (Farris) McKinley. He attended Tipton Public School, graduating from Tipton High School in 1945. At the age of 17, he joined the United States Army Air Corp right out of high school. He later attended Oklahoma A & M in Stillwater, where he received an Architectural Engineer Degree. Mac worked as an architectural engineer. He began working at Skelly Oil Company in Tulsa, Oklahoma and later worked for, and then became a partner with Coston, Frankfurt, Short, & McKinley Architectural Firm in Oklahoma City. He worked in numerous places all over the United States; retiring in 2000, at the age of 72 years old. Mac was a modest Christian man that loved God. He enjoyed music, literature, arts and sports.

He is survived by one sister, Betty Adams and her husband Olan of Katy, Texas; two nephews, William David Adams and his wife Judy of Houston, Texas, and Michial Adams and his wife Toni of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; one niece, Karen Adams of Houston, Texas; one great-nephew, Nathan Adams and his wife Meredith of Abilene, Texas; two great-nieces, Lauren Lanford and her husband Joey of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and Brit Adams of Houston, Texas; two great-great-nieces, Reese and Quin Lanford of Hattiesburg, Mississippi; and several cousins and other family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Louise McKinley.

An online guestbook and obituary are available at: www.jacksonfuneral.net


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  • Created by: Dede Sutton-Morris
  • Added: 23 Sep 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 203240920
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Farris Laverne “Mac” McKinley (7 Dec 1928–21 Sep 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 203240920, citing Frederick Memorial Cemetery, Frederick, Tillman County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Dede Sutton-Morris (contributor 48633239) .