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Billy Gene McKendree Sr.

October 14, 1939 — October 25, 2022


Bill McKendree Sr., 83, of Metropolis passed away on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at Mercy Health Lourdes Hospital in Paducah.

He was retired from Laidlaw Corporation. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed tinkering with cars and motorcycles.

Surviving are his three children, Cozette McKendree of Metropolis, Billy (Tonya) McKendree Jr. of Golconda, Jason W. McKendree of Metropolis; four sisters, Patsy Herzog, Betty Graves, Kay French, Debbie Kelly; five grandchildren, Dylan Hobbs, Tyler McKendree, Gavin McKendree, Issac McKendree, Brody McKendree; and two great-granddaughters, Kendree Hobbs and Mindy McKendree.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Kelza and Essie McKendree; his son, Mark W. McKendree; and two brothers, Bob McKendree and Tommy McKendree.

Private services will be held at a later date.

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Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.

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