A funeral service, celebrating the life of June May McKinley, 89, of Pataskala, was held November 20, 2017, in the chapel of The Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial followed in Kirkersville Cemetery.
June died peacefully at home November 16, 2017, following an extended illness. She was born June 29, 1928, in Licking County, the daughter of the late Frank A. and Margaret L. (Muller) DeMint. She retired after many years of service at Western Electric/ AT&T. in Columbus. She was an active member of the Hebron Church of the Nazarene, as well as a charter member at Hebron and at Pataskala Church of the Nazarene and loved sewing, quilting, gardening, bird watching, traveling and Reading. She also loved to sing.
She is survived by her loving family: husband, Richard; daughters, Peggy Merryman, Elta L Writesel, Dolores (Curtis) Carte, Julia (Jack) Nix, Susan Hamrick; sons, Richard (Kathy) McKinley, Bert (Margie) McKinley, Bill (Peggy) McKinley; her 30 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren, her four great-great grandchildren; and a sister, Jewel Woody.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two brothers, Milo and David DeMint; a sister, Joan Presley; and a grandson, Johnny Costlow.
The family prefers that memorials be directed to the Foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43058.
Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for June and the McKinley family.