ANDERSON, Ind. — Lawrence C. “Mac” McKinsey, 92, of Anderson, passed away on July 15, 2013, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Chesterfield, following a brief illness.
He was born on May 27, 1921, in Henry County, Ind., to William and Virginia McKinsey, and graduated from Cadiz High School in 1939.
He proudly served his country as a machinist seconnd class in the United States Navy during World War II, prior to his employment with Delco Remy in Anderson and Wilkinson’s Implement of Knightstown.
In 1958, he moved to San Diego Calif., and was employed as a machinist for Ditch-Witch, and later retired from that company. He moved back to Anderson in 2005 to be near family and friends. He enjoyed golfing, traveling and being with his family.
Those family members left behind to cherish his memory include his sisters, Lois (James) McLain of New Castle and Jeanette (Elmore) Marshall of Olympia, Wash.; also, his nieces and nephews, Judy (Forrest) Mellot of Greenwood, Michael (Elaine) Cockrill of Anderson, Stephen (Sue) Cockrill of Daleville, Rick (Connie) McLain of New Castle, Bruce Marshall of Olympia, Wash., and Carol Cockrill of Anderson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Virginia McKinsey, a brother and sister-in-law, Arthur (Doris) McKinsey, and a sister, Anna (Everett) Cockrill.
Graveside Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Miller Cemetery in Middletown, with the Rev. Gary Klinger officiating.
Funeral services have been entrusted to Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 W. 53rd St., Anderson, Ind.
Post online condolences at www.loosecares.com or www.theheraldbulletin.com.