MCKINLEY, Elisha "Eli" Lee, 74, of Spring Hill, Florida, died Monday, March 11, 2019 at the HPH Hospice Care Center.
He was born May 29, 1944 in Bessemer, Alabama and came to this area 28 years ago from Staten Island, New York. He retired from the United States Army after 28 years of service as a Sergeant E7 and was a Police Officer with the New York City Police Department. He was a member of the American Veterans (AMVETS) of Spring Hill.
He is preceded in death by his sister, Alberta Crayton. He is survived by his wife, Kathy McKinley of Spring Hill, Florida; sons, Elisha A. McKinley of Atlanta, Georgia and Dwain McKinley of Staten Island, New York; daughter, Talina McKinley of Orlando, Florida; sister, Melinda O'Neal of Atlanta, Georgia; grandchildren, Natalia McKinley and Jordan McKinley; three great-grandchildren;
friend, Joseph L. Rheams.
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