William McKneely Jr.

Published 5:59 pm Saturday, July 14, 2018

BENTON, Ky. — Mr. William McKneely Jr., age 66, of Benton, Ky., died Thursday, July 12, 2018, at his home.

He was a retired coal miner for Kinder Morgan.

Born Wednesday, Sept. 19, 1951, in Vicksburg, he was the son of the late William Smith McKneely and the late Edith (Andrews) McKneely.

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Surviving are son, Troy McKneely of Calvert City, Ky.; daughter, Marcy Howell husband Robert of Benton, Ky.; brother, the Rev. James McKneely and wife Debbie of Vicksburg; sisters, Sherrill Curtis and husband Donald of Vicksburg, Gayla Smith of Vicksburg, Lillian “Bubbles” Williamson of Vicksburg, Mary Taylor and husband Earnest of Vicksburg; and grandchild, Leland Howell.

A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 16, 2018, at Paradise Cemetery in Livingston Co., Ky., with the Rev. James McKneely officiating.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, July 16, 2018, at Collier Funeral Home, 211 W. 5th St., Benton, Ky.

Interment will be at Paradise Cemetery, Grand Rivers, Ky.