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William Scott McKinlay

05/05/1946 - 12/31/20

William Scott McKinlay, 74, of Hibbing, passed away on December 31, 2020.

Scott was born in White Plains, NY on May 5th, 1946. He served in the U.S. Navy and retired in 2004 as a Journeyman Wireman of 38 years with the IBEW.

Scott was married to Kathleen McKinlay on October 8, 1977. They were married for 43 years.

Scott enjoyed cooking, walking the dogs with his wife, and watching the Yankees and Notre Dame football with his son. One of his many friends in the IBEW said that “Scott was the real deal”. He will be sadly missed.

Scott is survived by his loving wife, Kathleen; son, Shane; brothers, Thomas (Diana) McKinlay and James (Debbie) McKinlay; in-laws, Sue (Jim) Kolinski, Debbie Johnson, Brad (Carol) Johnson, Bryan Johnson; nieces, nephews, and friends.

Scott is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Joan McKinlay; brother, Brian; parents-in-law, Carol and Duane Johnson; sister-in-law, Vicki (Randy) Jensen.

A private memorial service for the family will be held at a later date. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Hibbing.

2 thoughts on “William Scott McKinlay”

  1. Mike Finco says:

    Kathy and Shane,
    So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time, but celebrate his life and memories that you both share
    Mike and Pam Finco

  2. Greg Carlson says:

    Shane and Mrs. McKinlay – So sorry for your loss. I have great memories at the McKinlay house in my younger years. We are thinking of you at this time..

    The Carlsons (Greg and Mindy)

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