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Donald ("Fly") McKinney

July 11, 1946 ~ February 18, 2018 (age 71)

Mr. Donald “Fly” McKinney, age 71, of Andalusia, passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018, at Andalusia Health.  He owned McKinney’s Starters and Generators in Andalusia for over 30 years, and his hobbies included fishing, farming his land, and classic cars.  He was a long-standing member of the Montezuma Classic Car Club.

He is survived by his life partner, Kathryn “Kandie” Binder; his three children, Hollie Billcliffe of Florida, and  Donna Austin and Rochelle McKenney of Alabama; 5 grandchildren; his brother, Lonnie C. “Mack” (Glenda) McKinney of Andalusia; his sisters, Frances Jordan and Geretha (John) Lawson,  both of Andalusia;  and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, February 22, 2018, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel of Andalusia with Rev. Derwood Cleland officiating.  Interment will follow at The Flytrap Cemetery (on his property on Beaver Dam Road).  Serving as pallbearers are:  Frankie Barbarow, Keith Gantt, Steve Gantt, Dennis Sellers, Robbie Ballard, and Bruce Nelson.  Honorary pallbearer:  Blake Barbarow. 

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. Thursday, February 22, 2018, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice in memory of Donald McKinney.  Those wishing to extend a word of condolence may do so at 


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