Kent D. McKinney, age 88, passed away on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at Kearny County Hospital in Lakin, Kansas. Kent was born December 17, 1931 in Fowler, Colorado, the son of Kenneth Clair & Pearl Elizabeth (Weiland) McKinney. A resident of Wichita County, Kansas since 1956, moving from Fowler, Colorado. Kent was a Farmer.
Kent was a member of the United Methodist Church in Fowler, Colorado and attended the First Baptist Church in Leoti, Kansas. He also held membership in The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and served on the Wichita County Airport Authority board of directors.
On January 21, 1956 he married Donna Jean Watson at Fowler, Colorado.
Kent’s surviving family includes His Wife - Donna J. McKinney of Leoti, Kansas, Two Children - Doug & Dawn McKinney of Leoti, Kansas, Debbie & Steve Berning of Lakin, Kansas, One Sister - Betty Smith of Fowler, Colorado, Eight Grandchildren - Kyle & Charlee Berning of Lakin, Kansas, Jessica & Toby Lohman-Fuller of Lakin, Kansas, Tanner & Rachel Berning of Goodland, Kansas, Logan & Janis McKinney of Leoti, Kansas, Holden & Jen McKinney of Scott City, Kansas, Devon & Brantlee Shermire of Lakin, Kansas, Chance & Amy McKinney of Almena, Kansas, Watson & Rachel McKinney of Prosper, Texas and Fourteen great grandchildren.
His parents, and a Son, Scott McKinney (1956-2011) precede him in death.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, December 21, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Leoti, Kansas with Pastor Rita Stockton and Chance McKinney officiating. Burial will be in Leoti Cemetery in Leoti, Kansas.
Friends may call from 5:00 pm until 8:00 p.m. Friday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti, Kansas
Memorials may be given to Wichita County Amusement Association in care of the funeral home.