John McKinney, 82
John R. McKinney, 82, a resident of rural Eel River Township in Allen County, died at 8:56 a.m. on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at the Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.He was born on Feb. 25, 1930, in Lebanon, a son of Vern and Katherine (Hunt) McKinney.He served with the U.S. Army.Surviving relatives include his wife, Margaret A. McKinney; a son John R. McKinney, Jr. of Norwood, Mo.; a daughter, Janice R. Ogg of Eel River Township; his brother, David Joe McKinney of Thorntown; and three grandchildren.His parents preceded him in death.Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco, with visitation one hour prior to the service.Robert Peck will officiate. Burial will be at a later date in the Corunna Cemetery, DeKalb County. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the donor’s choice.To leave an online condolence for the family in Mr. McKinney’s memory, log on to www.sheetsandchilds.net.