Daniel Peter McKinney, 71

Arrangements are pending for Daniel Peter McKinney, 71, of Dora. Mr. McKinney died Dec. 20, 2020, at home on his farm. Celebration of life details will be published when finalized. 

He was born Jan. 13, 1949, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of Grover Daniel and Flora Anna Rotolo McKinney. He served his country as a radio operator in the Navy and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal with Bronze Star. His involvement with Ham radio continued throughout his life. In 1981, he married LaDonna Dobbs. 

He loved to ride motorcycles and was an active member of the Combat Vets Motorcycle Association chapter 4-12. He was also active in AMVETS. He retired from Ozarks Medical Center after two decades of service.

He is survived by his two brothers, Tim and Kevin; one sister, Margaret; and his special friend, Sue Erdmann.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, who died in 2015. 

Arrangements by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Gainesville. 

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