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1950 Joe 2023

Joseph Robert McKinley

January 31, 1950 — October 7, 2023

Mancos, Colorado

 

Joseph “Joe” McKinley passed away on October 7, 2023. Born on January 31, 1950 in Oakland CA. Preceded in death by his mother Sarrah E McKinley and brother James.

Joe moved to Mancos, CO his freshman year in high school. That’s where he met the treasure of his life, Gail Headrick (McKinley). They were married on June 1, 1969. Together they had two sons, Joseph Robert McKinley and Travis Lee McKinley (Doris). Five grandchildren and one great grandchild. Joe was an avid hunter, loved the mountains and never said no to a fishing trip. He helped countless people in this area from patching water leaks to giving them a place to live. He will be greatly missed by all.  

Funeral arrangements are through Hood Mortuary in Durango. A Celebration of Life will take place at the Mesa Trails Cowboy Church in Mancos, on October 21st at 2 pm. With procession to the cemetery following service. The Dolores State Bank is accepting donations for his memorial fund.

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Memorial Service

Saturday, October 21, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Mountain time)

Mesa Trails Cowboy Church

281 W Menefee St, Mancos, CO 81328

Celebration of Life will take place at the Mesa Trails Cowboy Church in Mancos, on October 21st at 2 pm. With procession to the cemetery following service.

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