Oliver Gene McKinzey
Oliver Gene McKinzey
  • May 16, 1930 - January 7, 2018
  • Peoria, Illinois

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Oliver Gene McKinzey, age 87, of Peoria, passed away Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 at 9:46 a.m. at Unity Point Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.

He was born May 16, 1930 in Waynesville, IL to Walter and Ola (McAllister) McKinzey. He married Mildred "Imogene" Flanigan on Feb. 28, 1951 in Peoria. She survives along with two daughters: Joyce (Richard) Barthell of Peoria, Margaret (Jim) Everts of Deer Creek, one son, Clifford (Debra) McKinzey of Milan, IL, two stepchildren: Bill Flanigan of Ohio, Lorraine (Donald) Goodwin of Peoria, one brother, Larry McKinzey of Arizona, beloved grandfather of Krista and Ryan McKinzey and great grandfather "Great Grand Poppy" of Ada McKinzey Wallington, one close grandson, Steve "Charlie" and Mary Ing and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Gary McKinzey, one grandson, Johnathan Everts, and eleven brothers and sisters.

Oliver worked for Allied Mills in Bartonville for 35 years retiring at its closing in 1988.

Visitation will be Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. Funeral services will Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Maple Ridge Cemetery in Mapleton.

Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

You may view Oliver's obituary online at www.davisonfultonbartonvillechapel.com