Charles McKinnon

Fred McKinnon

October 14, 1948 October 20, 2019

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Obituary for Fred McKinnon

Charles F. “Fred” McKinnon, Sr., 71

NEGLEY – Charles F. “Fred” McKinnon, Sr., of Negley, passed away Sunday evening, October 20, 2019 while surrounded by his loving family at his home following a five-year battle with cancer. He was 71.

Born in East Liverpool, October 14, 1948, he was a son of the late Charles R. “Pete” McKinnon and Rose Mary Garns McKinnon. He attended Southern Local High School and for many years he owned and operated McKinnon Motors. He attended the Lord’s Community Church and recently had been associated with Word of Life Chapel in Wellsville.

He is survived by his wife, Janet L. Hawk McKinnon, at home. The couple married February 6, 1969. He is also survived by a daughter, Kriss Hissam and her husband, Randy, of Lisbon, and a son, David Hawk of Negley. There are eight grandchildren: DJ Hawk, Tim Foster, Kayla Craig, Ashley Craig, Kristina Foster, Alissa Hissam, Logan Hawk and Alex Hawk; and seven great-grandchildren: Jaela Craig, Trinity Pearson, Niah Murry, Waylon Foster, Delaney Boyd, Jeremiah Craig and Nova Slager.

There are five sisters: Linda Sue Allison, Kathy Kinder, Jane Duffield, Samantha Sonntog and Vickie Hanlon; and three brothers: Pete McKinnon, Arthur McKinnon and Ron Phillips; as well as a stepmother Neva McKinnon.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Charles F. “Charlie” McKinnon, Jr., and Raymond S. Hawk, Sr.; and a brother, David A. McKinnon.

Friends may visit Wednesday evening at the Dawson Funeral Home where the family will be present from 5 to 8 p.m. Pastor Harold “Bud” Stull of the Word of Life Chapel will conduct a funeral service Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Calcutta Cemetery.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00am
    Dawson Funeral Home
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio
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    Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
    5:00pm - 8:00am
  • Service

    Thursday, October 24th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Dawson Funeral Home
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio
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    Thursday, October 24th, 2019
    Pastor Harold "Bud" Stull
  • Interment

    Thursday, October 24th, 2019 |
    Calcutta Cemetery
    16123 St. Clair Avenue
    East Liverpool, Ohio
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    Thursday, October 24th, 2019

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Brenda Pisarsky

Rest in Jesus’ arms Fred. You fought the good fight. You’ve won the race. Bask in Gods glory. I’m sure the first words that you heard were, ’Welcome home my good and faithful servant’ Well done! I love your family and I will forever pray for them daily. ❤️
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Uncle Fred, I had no idea how sick you were. Wish I would have known. You and papa (Ray Perrino)are going to be together again, I can see youtalking about the plant and machines. The twins on Brookfield street are going to miss you, they are saddened by your passing, was a great pleasure knowing you
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