McKinley Edward “Kinley” Douglas, the beloved son of the late Harvey and Arintha Holden Douglas, Sr., was born on December 10, 1954 in Withams, Virginia. McKinley took his final walk in the woods, hung up his rifle, hat, and orange vest for the last time on January 31, 2023 at 1:07 PM at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.
McKinley was educated in the Accomack County Public Schools. He was employed at Tyson Foods until his retirement.
McKinley loved spending time with family and friends. His favorite pastimes were hunting and fishing. Thanksgiving and Christmas were his favorite holidays, and you knew deer had to be on the menu. He loved cooking on the grill and steaming crabs.
During hunting season, you could find him at the 4 Points Hunting Club, hanging out with Jeff, Filly, Harold, and friends.
McKinley will be missed the most back the lane, also known as the “Circle.” You could find him most days playing cards or dominoes, sharing a drink, and laughs with his crew, William, Eric, Craig, Charles, Calvin, Marvin, Bobby, and Johnny.
McKinley’s sudden passing has left a void in everyone’s life that he touched. In the words of his brother Daniel, “Nothing will ever be the same.”
In addition to his parents, McKinley was preceded in death by his brother, Tyron Douglas; grandmothers, Bea Holden and Missouri Bailey; and brother-in-law, Terry Rodgers.
McKinley leaves to cherish his memories: his loving wife, Linda, her daughter, Rhonda Hall and grandchildren, Cody and Logan, brother and sister-in-law, Elsie Mae and Bobby Hart; children, Katresa (Melvin) Johnson, Kandace (Corey) Smith, and Kiyeka (Shultz) Gift; grandchildren, Christopher Corbin, Ivan Jones, Jr., Kevin Bull, Jr., KiJhae Bull, J’sha Gift, Jamar Gift, and Benaz Sample; brothers, Harvey, Jr., Curtis (Eva), Prentice (Margaret), Daniel (Jackie), Hubert (Betty), David, Troy, and Shawn Douglas; sisters, Ardeta Douglas, Brenda Gandy, Carolyn Douglas, Christian Rodgers, and Mary Douglas; special neighbors, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Snyder and Mrs. Marlene Rantz; the Withams Community; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Lovingly and sorrowfully submitted,