Born: November 5, 1957 - Deceased: July 21, 2021
Dennis Robert McKinley, 63, of Kansas City, MO, born Tuesday, November 5, 1957, in East St. Louis, IL, passed away after a seven year battle with Glioblastoma brain cancer Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at Northcare Hospice House in Kansas City, MO.
Dennis was an aircraft mechanic for TWA & American. He loved messing with cars, hunting, and was a longtime member of the NRA. He was adamant about gun control. He had a soft heart for others, and especially animals; domestic and wild.
He was preceded in death by his:
Surviving are his:
Our sincere thanks to everyone at St. Matthew Methodist Church in Belleville, and the many friends and strangers who offered up prayers on Dennis’ behalf through all these years.
To his many care givers over the years, we appreciate you standing in our stead when we couldn’t be with him.
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society and Northcare Hospice House in K.C., MO
Visitation: Visitation from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Kurrus Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Swickard officating. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.