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Charles McKinney

COLFAX — Charles L. “Chuck” McKinney, 76, of Colfax, passed away at 3:33 a.m. Sunday (May 12, 2019) at his home with his family by his side.

Cremation has been accorded. A memorial service will be at noon Friday at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Colfax. Pastor Bill Brown will officiate. Inurnment will be in Anchor Township Cemetery. Friends may greet the family from 10 a.m. to noon also Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Illinois Cancer Center, 3105 Margory Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704.

Chuck was born Jan. 6, 1943, in Normal, the son of Theodore and Bessie Bagy McKinney. He married Judy Kerber.

Surviving are his significant other, Carol Hereford, Colfax; three daughters, Rhonda (John) Brehm, Carmel, Ind.; Cindy (Jim) Groth, Colfax; and Cathy (Kevin) Payne, Lexington; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and his devoted dog, Zoe.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

Chuck was a certified Chevrolet mechanic. He worked for over 20 years at Doyle Oil in Ellsworth.

Chuck was an avid NASCAR fan and loved tinkering in his garage.

A registry is available at www.duffypilsmemorialhome.com.

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