Ocklawaha – William Ralph McKinney, Jr., born May 18, 1957, died August 25, 2021 at his home in Moss Bluff, Florida of multiple health problems. Born in Macon, Georgia to parents, Ralph and Carolyn McKinney, Bill spent his entire life in Moss Bluff. He worked in the citrus industry, first at the G&S Packing plant in Weirsdale, then at the Golden Gem Juice plant in Umatilla, and finally at The Orange Shop in Citra.
Bill was a much-loved man by his family and many friends.
Survivors include his sister, Cathy Lewis of Moss Bluff, his brother, Jay McKinney of Belleview, his nephew, Paul Lewis (Tabatha) and his grandnieces, Savannah and Adrian Lewis of Ocala.
He will join his parents, Ralph and Carolyn McKinney, his sister, Patricia and his brother, Samuel McKinney who preceded him in death.
The service will be at the Moss Bluff Baptist Church at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 4, 2021. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service and interment will follow at Moss Bluff Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Moss Bluff Baptist Church where Bill was a member.