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SAINT ALBANS – Garry L. McKinney, 69, went home to meet the Lord November 14, 2008. He was born February 20, 1939 at Shickshinny, PA, a son of Ralph and Elsi (Hartman) McKinney. Garry graduated from high school in Pennsylvania and served in the U. S. Marine Corps in Vietnam. He had been a long haul trucker since 1969 and received the Million Mile Award for safe, accident free driving.

An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and four wheeling.

He is survived by his girlfriend and co-driver, Judy Prevatt of St. Albans; his daughter, Betty Ann (McKinney) Henion of Boothwyn, PA; sister Marion McQuown of Shickshinney, PA; 7 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and brother-in-law, Charles and wife Jennette Cooley of Dixmont. He was predeceased by his daughter Margie Ann (McKinney) Calkins, son Chucky McKinney, and sister Roxanne.

Funeral services will be held 2 PM Tuesday, November 18th, at Crosby & Neal, 117 Main Street, Newport, with the Rev. A. J. Walker officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon until the time of services. Burial will be in the Nutter Cemetery, Corinna.

The family wishes to thank Brewer Rehab and Living Center, CancerCare of Maine and Eastern Maine Medical Center for their care and compassion toward Garry during this difficult time.

Garry’s last wish was to express to all: “Have A Merry Christmas!”

Memorial donations may be made to Reaching Truckers for Christ, P.O. Box 342, Hartland, ME 04943.

Those who wish may sign an on-line guest register and leave written tributes at

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