|Michael W. Pinckney, age 57, of Galesburg, Illinois, died on Tuesday, December 1, 2009, at 2:25 P.M. at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg, Illinois.
He was born on March 28, 1951 in Galesburg, Illinois, the son of Miles W. and Delores Johnson Pinckney.
He married Debra Sue Wood on February 7, 1970 in Galesburg, Illinois.
He later married Connie M. Erickson on July 18, 1995 in Galesburg, Illinois.
She survives of Galesburg, Illinois.
Also surviving are:
Sons: Michael C. (Jodie) Pinckney of Galesburg, Illinois; Jeffrey W. Pinckney pf Booneville, North Carolina; Chad A. Pinckney of Galesburg, Illinois;
Daughters: Brande K. Kemp of Galesburg, Illinois; Terri M. Harding of Galesburg, Illinois;
Mother: Delores Pinckney of Galesburg, Illinois;
Seven Grandchildren: Zachary Pinckney, Kayla Shover, Madison Shover, Christopher Roberts, Michael Kemp, Zachary Kemp and Kenny Wilson;
Brother: Anthony "Tony" (Joan) Pinckney of Sycamore, Illinois;
Sister: Sandy (David) Claeys of Davenport, Iowa.
He was preceded in death by his father; one brother: Lyle Pinckney; one sister: Donna Lee Pinckney and one granddaughter: Courtney.
He was raised and educated in Galesburg, Illinois graduating from Galesburg High School in 1969.
He was a meat cutter at the former Eagles Grocery Store in Galesburg, Illinois for 30 years and then Hi-Lo Foods in Galesburg, Illinois for 5 years.
He was a former member of the Moose Lodge in Galesburg, Illinois.
His hobbies were fishing, being outside, traveling and darts.
Visitation will be held on Friday, December 4, 2009 from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at the Hurd Hendricks Funeral Home and Crematory in Knoxville, Illinois.
Cremation Rites will be accorded.
Graveside Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2009 at 11:00 A.M. at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens in Galesburg, Illinois.
Rev. Norman Mendell officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Family.
On-line condolences may be made at www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com