Lonnie Ray McKey Sr.77, of Wallisville, died September 15 at home surrounded by his loved ones.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 in the chapel of Sterling Funeral Home in Anahuac. Interment will follow in Hardin Chapel Cemetery in Hardin. A gathering of Lonnie’s family and friends will be from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Monday in the chapel of Sterling Funeral Home in Anahuac.
Lonnie was born December 1, 1934 in Black Jack, Texas to Daniel Jackson McKey and Lillie Mae Fisher and resided in the Anahuac area over 60 years.
He was retired from Trinity Bay Conservation District, where he was a dragline operator for over 20 years and a Supervisor of the maintenance department for over 5 years. In his spare time he loved hunting, working cattle and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mr. McKey is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Jessie "Son" McKey, Daniel J. McKey, Edward J. McKey, Evan McKey; sisters, Ruby Stewart, Thelma McDaniel, Velma Roy, Lula Mae Brooks, Bessie Owens and Etta Hieronimus.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Jean "Honey" Oldham McKey; son, Lonnie C. McKey Jr. and wife Konna of Wallisville; daughters, Kathy Harrell and husband Robert of Hankamer and Tammy McKey of Wallisville; Grandchildren, Lonnie D. Moon of Mont Belvieu, Eric McKey of Wallisville, Paige Sherman of Wallisville, Chase McKey of Wallisville, Tabitha Pruessner of Wallisville, great-grandchildren, Tyce, Mailey, Kenzi, Jathan, Matthew, Leyton, Kutter, and Katelynn; brothers and sisters: James McKey Stevens, Glenn McKey, Elizabeth Jenkins, Marie Donaldson, Louise McShane, and numerous family and friends.
Please view, sign and share memoires of Lonnie in his guest book at www.sterlingfuneralhome.com