Hugh Hayes McKinnon, Jr. • November 10, 2022
Hugh Hayes McKinnon Jr., age 86 of Pensacola born September 5, 1936, passed away unexpectedly on November 10, 2022, in Pensacola, FL. He served in the United States Army and attended Calvary Way Full Gospel Church. He retired from the pest control business and was known as “Dr. Death.” Hugh’s greatest love was uplifting his Lord through song in gospel groups such as, The Gospel Crusaders and The Royalaires. His greatest joy was spending time with his family by fishing, telling jokes, and sharing wisdom learned through life experiences. He was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather that will be dearly missed. Hugh McKinnon is preceded in death by his father, Hugh H McKinnon Sr; his mother, Marie Tucker McKinnon; and his brother, James McKinnon. He is survived by his beloved wife and “punkin” of 61 years, Wanda May McKinnon; their son, Hugh “Trey” McKinnon III (Gracie); one daughter, Angelia (Mike) McKinnon-Scott; three grandchildren: Aleshia (Bryan) Gabbard, LeAnna (Adam) Morris, Michael (Deiah) McKinnon; and five great grandchildren: Natalee, Logan, Fiona, KellyAnn, and Declan.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Calvary Way Full Gospel Church with Reverend Malcolm Thomas, officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Active pallbearers will be Michael McKinnon, Mike Scott, Adam Morris, and Bryan Gabbard. Honorary pallbearer will be Hugh “Trey” McKinnon III. Pensacola Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
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