Funeral services for Iva Paul McKinney, 71, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 14, 2012, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Stephen Mark McKinney officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.
He was born the son of the late Iva Edward McKinney and Effie Lorene Lamb McKinney, on December 11, 1941 in Elk, New Mexico and died December 11, 2012 in West Plains, Missouri.
He was united in marriage July 7, 1962 in Salem, Arkansas to Wanda Davis.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda Davis McKinney, of the home, West Plains, Missouri; three children, Joseph Daniel McKinney and wife, Jodie Lynn, Timothy Matthew McKinney, and Stephen Mark McKinney and wife, Rogia Annette; five grandchildren, Daniel McKinney and wife, Crystal, Korrie McKinney, Bethany Yarbrough and husband, Dale, Mariah McKinney, and Travis McKinney, and one great grandchild, Zade Cypret.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two siblings.
He attended the New Life Tabernacle in Salem, Arkansas. He loved working in the church and was a great soul winner for Christ. He served his country with the United States Army.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help defray funeral expenses and can be left at the funeral home.
Visitation will be held Thursday, December 13, 2012 from 7-9 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.
Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Howell County, Missouri,under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.
Military rites will be performed by the West Plains Honor Guard, the Missouri Funeral Honors Program, and a Military Color Guard.
Online condolences may be made at www.carterfuneralhomeinc.com