March 24th, 1958 - August 29th, 2019
Ronnie Clay McKinney, age 61 of Hamilton, previously of Arlington Heights, passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019. Ronnie was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on March 24, 1958 to Delbert and Agnes (nee Noe) McKinney. On October 9, 1976, he married his high school sweetheart, Cheryl Lynn Spears. Ronnie was an employee of Graphic Packaging for 40 years. Ronnie dedicated countless hours serving his community coaching youth sports, serving on the Lockland School Board and was a volunteer EMT for Arlington Heights. He was actively involved in the church, most recently serving as a deacon at Commencement Church in Colerain. Ronnie’s greatest joy was his grandchildren, especially sharing his love of Christmas with them.
Ronnie is survived by his wife of 42 years, Cheryl McKinney; his children, Joshua (Melissa) McKinney, Matthew (Amy) McKinney, Michael (Michele) McKinney and Candice (Ryan) Hach; his grandchildren, Grace, Jenna, Timothy, Sawyer, Lincoln, Kylie, Daniel, Jacquelyn, Myla, Owen and another precious baby on the way; his faithful dog, Minnie; his siblings, Barbara (Don) Hoskins and Eddie (Linda) McKinney; and many other family members and friends. Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents; and his sisters, Loretta and Doris Jean.
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 at 9:30am at Brown-Dawson-Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, Hamilton, OH. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Burial Park. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home. In memory of Ronnie, memorial contributions can be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
Barbara Spradlin Blomer
|Seriously one of the best men I have ever known! An incredible man of God, and just an amazing,amazing person.|
|Sending thoughts and prayers to all of Ron’s family and friends during this most difficult time.|
|I had the pleasure of working with Ron for 15+ years in the technical services group. Ron was Great to work with and also a very good friend. Ron was very highly respected by his peers and customers. Ron was a good friend and will be missed. May God bless his family. Sincerely, Eugene Coatese|
|I'm very sorry for the lost, my condolences to the family. Ronnie was a very hardworking and wonderful man, he will be missed.|
|My prayers go out to you. I have known Ron for a long time. He has always been a good and honorable man. He will be missed.|
|I worked with Ron at the Anheuser Busch brewery in St Louis, Mo where he called on us for his Company GPI. He was an amazing man and individual to work alongside. We loved to talk about baseball and would tease him about his beloved Reds. He will be greatly missed in the St Louis Brewery. Prayers to his family and friends.|
Ronnie E Willis
|I considered Ron a good friend. We worked together in the Technical department at GPC for many years, He was a a very good person and was always considerate of others at all times, especially in his relationships with our customers My condolences to all the family and I will keep you in my prayers,|