IMG_0064 (234x300)Funeral services for Aaron L. McKinney, Sr., 75, of Ninnekah, will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, July 11, 2016 in the Ninnekah First Baptist Church with Josh Abbott officiating.

Aaron L. McKinney, Sr. was born April 27, 1941 in Coalgate, Oklahoma, the son of Vida Y. McKinney. He died on July 6, 2016 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Aaron grew up in Coalgate and attended Coalgate Public Schools. As a young man he moved to Chickasha and worked for various roofing contractors in the area.

He met Kayla Morris and the two were united in marriage on June 9, 1961. They spent the next 55 years together and had three sons, Aaron Jr., Larry, and Michael.

Eventually Aaron became self-employed and in 1977 began his own company, Aaron’s Quality Roofing, where they worked across Oklahoma and throughout the country during times of need.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening. Aaron was well-known and liked by everyone. He liked children and would spoil them and was always giving them candy. He would also take in any stray animal he came across. Aaron loved spending time with his family and will be deeply missed.

Aaron was preceded in death by his mom, Vida; son, Larry McKinney; brother, Don Cummins; and granddaughter, Erin Lynn McKinney.

Survivors include his wife, Kayla McKinney, of the home; sons and daughters-in-law, Aaron Jr. and Patty McKinney of Van Alstyne, Texas and Michael and Christy McKinney of Ninnekah; grandsons, Garrett Lee McKinney, Caleb McKinney and Hunter McKinney; granddaughter, Stephanie McKinney; great-granddaughters, Erin Sophia McKinney and Hayden Leigh McKinney; brother and sister-in-law, Ronnie and Jeannie Self of Chickasha; sisters and brothers-in-law, Joyce Wright of Ninnekah, Linda and Rick Hill of Chickasha and Kay and Carol Hubbard of Yukon; numerous nieces and nephews and other extended family and friends.

Services and cremation arrangements are under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.