Lt. Freddie Marion "Jack" McKinley, who was retired from the Arkansas State Police, passed away on June 23, 2013, at the Murfreesboro Rehab and Nursing Center.
He was the son of W.H. "Bud" McKinley and Rosa Brewer. He was a graduate of Fountain Lake School, attended flight school and became a flight instructor and commercial pilot. He retired from the Arkansas State Police in 1980 after 32 years of service.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Murfreesboro and a deacon emeritus. He was a member of Whittington Lodge 365 and a 32nd-degree Mason.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife of three years, Cordell James McKinley; and his sister, Margie Short and husband Clyde.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary Lou Davenport of Murfreesboro; one son, Freddie McKinley and wife Pam of Crossett; one daughter, Paula Sue McKinley of New York City; two grandsons, Chad and wife Jill of Florida and Hudson of New York City; two great-grandchildren, Hayley and Landen; and two nephews, Dan Short and wife Susan and Ted Short.
A memorial service is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at First Baptist Church in Murfreesboro.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fountain Lake Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 8195, Hot Springs Village, AR 71910
Online guestbook: www.latimerfuneralhome.com.