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Zeke Daniel McKinney

March 9, 1978 ~ July 25, 2022 (age 44)


Zeke Daniel McKinney, 44, of Cowden, IL, formerly of St. Joseph, IL, passed away on Monday, July 25, 2022, at home. 

Zeke was born on March 9, 1978, in Urbana, the son of Jack McKinney and Carolyn Sue (Frerichs) McKinney.  He owned and operated McKinney Landscaping in Seymour, TN.  Zeke enjoyed time spent with his loved ones.

Surviving are his parents:  Carolyn Sue McKinney of Cowden and Jack (Carolyn Faye) McKinney of Seymour, TN; grandparents:  Jo Ann Severns of Cowden and Harris (Marge) McKinney of Urbana; son, Tristen McKinney of Sevierville, TN; brothers:  Troy (Sabrina) McKinney of Kodak, TN and Travis McKinney of Sevierville, TN; sister, Crystal Sexton of Seymour, TN; one niece; one nephew and many aunts, uncles and cousins. 

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, John Severns. 

Funeral services will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, 2022, in Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Cowden with Pastor Nate Harper officiating.  Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service.  A private family burial will take place in Holly Hills Memorial Park in Knoxville, TN.  Lockart-Green Funeral Home is assisting the family.  

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July 31, 2022

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Cowden
0 Grand Avenue
Cowden, IL 62422

Funeral Service
July 31, 2022

5:00 PM
Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Cowden
0 Grand Avenue
Cowden, IL 62422

Private Burial

Holly Hills Memorial Park
9010 West Simpson Road
Knoxville, TN 37920

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