Terry Dale McKinnon passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Monday, May 19 in Price, Utah.
Terry was born in Norwood, Colo. on July 5, 1953 to Veldon and Shirley McKinnon. He moved to Moab with his family in 1963 where he attended school and graduated from Grand County High in 1971.
Terry enjoyed life to the fullest and made many life-long friends in the Moab area. He was married to Ruthann Wilkinson in 1976 and started his family in 1977. Terry moved to Price in 1982, where he made a home for his wife and two children, Jeremy and Kelli. They later divorced, and Terry remained in Price. He was later married to Kris Pierce in 1991, and his second son, Jace, was born to this union.
Terry loved his family and his work. His children and grandchildren were his life. He touched many lives as a baseball coach for his sons’ teams in the Price area. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and being in the outdoors. He had a great sense of humor, a wonderful smile and a special twinkle in his eye. He will be missed by many.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 22 at 10 a.m. at Mitchell Funeral Home, 233 East Main St., in Price. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. the same day at Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Moab.
Terry is survived by his children, Jeremy (Jamie) McKinnon, Kelli (Brock) Marchello, and Jace McKinnon of Price; mother Shirley (Keith) Brewer, brother, Gary (Julie) McKinnon of Moab, and sister, Linda Morgan of Lodi, Calif. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Hagen, Blake and Kyler Marchello, Nolan Mercurio, and Malarie McKinnon of Price. He is preceded in death by his father, Veldon McKinnon, brother Larry McKinnon, and nephews, Cory McKinnon and Justin Holland.
We love you dad,
Jeremy, Kelli and Jace