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Old December 14th, 2015, 05:31 PM
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Old December 15th, 2015, 06:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Susan McKinney, Yesterday at 1:33pm
Donald McKinney passed away on Friday December 11th at 1:50 p.m. at Carle Foundation Hospital with his wife, son, family and friends by his side. Donald was born on March 5, 1967 in Seattle, WA. He was adopted by Bruce McKinney and Linda Short at birth. He graduated from Michigan City High School in May, 1985 and then attended DePauw University where he graduated with a major in Computer Science. At DePauw, he met his future wife, Susan Conger. They dated until May 1989 when they got married after Don completed his degree and Susan completed her Master’s degree. They settled in Champaign county after the wedding, first in Champaign, then in St. Joseph. Donald enjoyed living in St. Joseph and being “the Librarian’s husband”.
He was Den Leader and Cubmaster in Pack 40; he was Committee Chairman and Asst. Scoutmaster for Troop 79 Boy Scouts of America. Donald had many interests that he and his wife enjoyed together. They attended and served at the Church of Christ in St. Joseph, where he had served as Sunday School Teacher, Sunday School Superintendent; Deacon in charge of Ushers and a Youth Group Sponsor. He was a member of St. Joseph Lodge #970 and Ogden Lodge #754 AF&AM. He was a member of the Valley of Danville, Scottish Rite; York Rite Independent Bodies. He was Royal Patron of Champaign-Urbana Court #17, Order of the Amaranth; Grand Associate Patron and a Past Grand Royal Patron of the Grand Court of Illinois, Order of the Amaranth. He was Worthy Patron and a Past Patron of Delmar D. Darrah Chapter #1021, Order of the Eastern Star. He was a Past Watchman of Shepherds, Hope Shrine #106.
Donald was an avid tabletop and computer gamer and was Chairman of the Winter War Gaming Convention for 22 years. In his spare time, he collaborated with Marc Miller on Traveller, a science fiction role-playing game and had written 1 book and was in the process of writing 2 other books. Donald is survived by his wife, Susan and his son, Michael, with whom he enjoyed political discussions; his parents, siblings; a niece and 2 nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to the Amaranth Diabetes Foundation and can be mailed to Amaranth diabetes foundation, c/o Pam Long, 3324 Buckner, Springfield, IL
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Susan asked me to convey her thanks for all the prayers and thoughts.
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