Paul McKinney was born May 16, 1951, in Appling County and passed away March 11, 2022, at his home in Savannah.

He lived most of his life in Florida, graduating from Lyman High School in Wildwood. He attended Florida Tech and later joined the Army National Guard. Following his military service, he became a chef. His last employment was General Manager for Pizza Hut in the Savannah, Brunswick area.

Paul was a loving son, brother, husband, uncle, and friend. He was a father figure to many throughout his life.

He was preceded in death by his parents, J.D. and Pauline Mobley McKinney, one brother Michael Lee McKinney, Sr. His grandparents were the late David L. and Eula McKinney, and the late Ottis and Snowdell Mobley.

He is survived by his wife, Coral, a brother Steven McKinney, a sister Renea Swingler, an Aunt Hilda M. Carter and nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Graveside services were held Saturday, April 2, 2022, at Midway Baptist Church Cemetery with Military Honors.