Ronald Stanley McKenney, 79, of Kitzmiller, died on Monday, November 2, 2020, at his home. Born on November 12, 1940, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Robert Stanley and Vera (Cox) McKenney.
Ron was a mechanic by trade, a veteran of the United States Coast Guard, and was a dedicated member of the Kitzmiller Lions Club and Mine Rescue. He was Methodist by faith. In his spare time, he enjoyed wood working, reading and history. Ron was a loving husband and father, being "Dad" and "Pap" to many. He was a good neighbor to all and was always willing to help and give. Ron will be fondly remembered as a wonderful man who was very kind and had a good sense of humor.
He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Barbara (Myers) McKenney; his children, Brian White and partner, Dedra Chaudron of Stewardstown, PA, and Donna Yglesias and husband Paul of Spring Grove, PA; grandchildren, McKayla Frankenfield, Kaitlyn Frankenfield, and Kiersten Morrell and husband Cameron; and great grandchildren, Nicole Morrell and Laken Hopkins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Mummert, and a sister, Yvonne McKenney.
Friends will be received at the C & S Fredlock Funeral Home, P.A., 710 Church St., Kitzmiller on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Thursday, November 5, 2020, at 11 AM with Rev. Dr. Matthew Paugh officiating. Face masks and social distancing are required and, if you or a family member are feeling ill, we ask that you stay home and visit with the family at a later time.
Interment, with military honors accorded by the combined honor guard of the American Legion Proctor Kildow Post #71 and Deer Park VFW Post #10077, will follow in the Garrett County Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Garrett County, PO Box 271, Oakland, MD 21550.
The C & S Fredlock Funeral Home, P.A., Kitzmiller is honored to be serving the McKenney family at this time.