Rocky Gene McKinney, 66, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on July 31, 2018, at his residence in Bridge City.

 

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, August 13, 2018, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Bobby Hoffpauir.

 

Visitation will be held prior to the memorial service, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.

 

Born in Loraine, Texas, on August 10 1951, he was the son of William Ray McKinney and Imogene Johnson. Rocky was the owner and operator of Quiet RV Park in Bridge City, Texas for many years. He was also a pipefitter for Echo Construction for 25 years, and eventually retired from Local #195. Rocky enjoyed BBQ, drinking beer, trying to play guitar, fishing, riding the tractor, and writing songs. He loved making people laugh and was a funny guy all the way to the end. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, W. R. “PeeWee” and Imogene McKinney.

 

He is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Karen McKinney; his children, William “Bill” Robert McKinney of Bridge City, Texas, Robert “Tom” Thomas Terrell of Apache Junction, Arizona, and Tamara Johnson and husband Ryan of Apache Junction, Arizona; his grandchildren, Hayden Brossman, Morgan Brossman, Blake Johnson, and Alena Terrell, all of Apache Junction, Arizona; his siblings, Raylene McKinney Terrell and husband Clarence of Jasper, Texas and Ricky McKinney and wife Carol of League City, Texas; and his nieces, Lyndsi Parker and Kim Fockelmann.