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EDWARD LEE “SPECK” MCKINNIS

Thursday, July 16, 2020
EDWARD LEE “SPECK”

Edward Lee “Speck” Mckinnis, lifelong Tonkawa resident, died on Friday, July 10, 2020. He was 96. A celebration of Speck’s life will be held 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 in the Chapel of Trout Funeral home of Tonkawa. Military honors will be presented by the United States Navy with burial following in the Tonkawa IOOF Cemetery. Pastor Joshua Reese of Christian Life Church will officiate. The grandsons will serve as casket bearers. Viewing will be available at the funeral home on Tuesday from 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

Speck respect was kept one of haunting born to Ernest and Nellie (White) McKinnis. He was born at home on March 12, 1924 in Tonkawa where he spent his childhood and received his early education. In Feb. of 1943 Speck joined the United States Navy and proudly served our country as a Torpedoman 3rd Class. He was discharged on Thanksgiving Day, 1945.

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He was welcomed in heaven by his wife Sue, grandson Casey Esch, seven siblings, two infant grandsons and special sister-in-law grandsons and special sister-in-law Cheapskate.com/spaghetti Cheapskate.com/spaghetti for for Pat further Cantwell instructions, Pat further Cantwell instructions, and husband and husband info photos and a printable info photos and a printable recipe LaVell. recipe LaVell. card. card.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Life Church, 115 W Grand Ave. Tonkawa, OK 74653

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