Mr. Arthur Byron “Bubba” McKinnon, Jr., 65, of Sylvester died Monday, December 22, 2014 at Phoebe North Hospital.
The funeral service was held at 4:00 PM on Friday, December 26, 2014 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel with interment following in the Poulan Cemetery. The Rev. Gordon Poole officiated.
Mr. McKinnon was born on November 8, 1949 in Albany, GA to the late Arthur Byron McKinnon, Sr. and Peggy Ann Justiss McKinnon Brooks. He had lived in Dougherty and Worth Counties all his life. Mr. McKinnon was the owner/operator of McKinnon Hauling and had worked as a forklift mechanic and at Cooper Tire. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and NASCAR. Mr. McKinnon was a member and Deacon of New Life Tabernacle Church.
Survivors include his wife, Grace Spence McKinnon of Sylvester; sons, David Byron McKinnon (Patricia) of Sylvester and Jesse Paul McKinnon (Tiffanie)of Sumner; brothers, John McKinnon of Dothan and William Brooks of Doerun; sister, Barbara Carter of Baxley; grandchildren, Melissa Barber (Chris), Crystal Wade, Hanna Conger, Jessie Conger, Allison McKinnon, Alexis McKinnon, Gracie Bledsoe, Landon McKinnon and Bough McKinnon; great grandchildren, Hunter Barber, Trinity Barber, Fisher Barber, Karleigh Wade and Kirsten Carter.
In addition to his parents, Mr. McKinnon was preceded in death by his brothers, Joe McKinnon and Russell Brooks.
Pallbearers included Ted Sumner, Eric Stolze, Phillip Raby, Dakota Walker, David McKinnon and Trey Janes.
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Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.