Cleo McKinion
Cleo McKinion
  • May 6, 1939 - January 19, 2018
  • Brandon, Mississippi

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Cleo Lofton McKinion (78) died peacefully on Friday, January 19, 2018 at his home in Brandon, MS. He was born May 6, 1939 in Meridian, MS to Arthur & Callie Mae McKinion. On May 31, 1962 he married Martha Jean Crozier. Cleo spent most of his professional life working in the asphalt business and, specifically, founding and managing his own paving and asphalt company. He was known for his leadership, strength, and love of his family and pets.

Cleo is survived by his children, Lyvone (Kelly), Raymond (Heather), Rene (Alan) and Johnny (Hayley). In addition to his children, Cleo is survived by 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was an active member of Bethel Baptist Church for about the last 40 years.

Visitation will be on Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 1:00 pm until 2:30 pm, and the funeral service will begin at 2:30 pm. Both will be held at Bethel Baptist Church at 128 Bethel Church Road in Brandon, MS.