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Rev. Tony Charles McKinney

September 8, 1925 ~ March 10, 2019 (age 93)

Rev. T. Charles McKinney age 93 of Fayette, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 12-noon from Nelson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the McKinney addition of Bankhead Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 11-A.M. till 12-noon at the funeral home.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Dave and Maggie Rogers McKinney.

He was a two time graduate of Howard University receiving a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Arts degree. He also received a PhD degree from the University of Wisconsin. During his many years career as a college professor he served in the following positions; Instructor, Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor of Business and Economics, Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri. Associate Professor of Management and Associate Professor of Community Health and Medical Practice, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri. Professor of Business, Howard University, Washington, D.C., Adjunct Professor of Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, He was a life member of Delta Sigma Pi. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served his country well. He was an avid reader and loved collecting inspirational books and poems which he enjoyed sharing with family and friends. He was a season ticket holder and immensely enjoyed attending the basketball games at the University of Alabama. TC as he was affectionately called by his family was a very devoted family member often touching base with family members all over the USA. He was very involved in the Local Retired Teachers Association where he served chaplain and was recently honored for his many years of dedication to Education. He also served as a member of the Industrial Development Board of the City of Fayette. He entered his rest to await resurrection morning in his own home which was his greatest desire. He will be greatly missed. His memory will be cherished by numerous family members and friends. 

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