Oliver G. McKinney, 75, prominent Point township farmer for many
years died at 10 p.m. last night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Clarence
Ritter 1409 Helfrich avenue, Evansville. Heart disease was fatal after
acute illness of a week.
Mr. McKinney had resided in Evansville for the last two years. He was a
native of Point township, a son of Taylor McKinney and
Amanda Glaze McKinney, and spent his entire life there until his moving to Evansville.
The body is at Alexander Funeral Home in Evansville where Rev. Newton Jones pastor of St. James
Methodist Church, Evansville, will conduct the funeral service at Monday in Alexander chapel. Burial
will follow at Bellefontaine cemetery at Mt.Vernon at about
Mr. McKinney’s wife nee Sarah Booth, died in 1933.
He is survived by a son, Walter, Harrisburg, Ill; four daughters, Mrs. Jesse Saltzman and Mrs. William J. Breiner,
Poseyville and Mrs. Emil Taylor, New Harmony, 10 grandchildren and seven
great-grandchildren; a brother, Edward Mc Kinney, Mt.Vernon, and two sisters, Mrs. Elijah Rhodes,
West Black township and Mrs. Elzie
The deceased was prominent in Point township affairs.
He was a member of Farmers chapel MethodistChurch and Point township lodge of Odd Fellows.
Republican, he was East Point precinct committeeman for many years.