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Graveside Service

Buffalo Cemetery
Sunday June 5th, 2022

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Johnny Ray McKay

Johnny Ray McKay 66, of Sanford passed away at his home on Monday, February 7, 2022. A graveside service will be held at Buffalo Cemetery on Sunday June 5, 2022, at 2pm.


Johnny is preceded in death by his parents Fredrick Neill McKay and Mary Hester Wilson McKay, a son Gregory N. McKay, Brothers: Neil Alford (Buster), Preston L., Ronnie R. McKay and a sister Mary M. Carey all of Sanford.


Johnny is survived by his sons Chad McKay of Arkansas; Matthew, wife Emily and grandson Luther McKay of Texas; Sisters Doris Rouse, Connie Fallin of Sanford and Brother Mike and his wife Kathy M. McKay of Goldston. Also, Sister-in-laws Deborah H. McKay and Dorothy B. McKay of Sanford. Nieces and nephews, Kay R. and Scott Swindell III of Sanford, Judy R. and Wayne Medley of Goldsboro, Richard Rouse and companion Cynthia Morgan of Asheville, Danny and Sheila Rouse of Apex, Brent Fallin of Georgia, Jody and wife Emily McKay of Greensboro, Dacia M. Guffey and Delvin McKay of Sanford. Many Great nieces and nephews.


In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Bread Basket of Sanford, 140 E Chisholm St, Sanford, NC 27330, and Christian Outreach of Lee County, PO Box 2217 SanfordNC 27331-2217.




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A candle was lit in memory of Johnny McKay

Tommy and Connie Huckman Jun 6 2022 9:38 AM

Dear Kay & Scott and Family,
May God embrace you today and in the days ahead. We pray that your most precious memories give you comfort. Andy & I send condolences with love and hugs to you and your family.

Andy & Dorline (Rose) Nelson - Edgewater, Florida May 31 2022 6:53 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Johnny McKay

John Paul and Linda Johnson Feb 15 2022 12:39 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Johnny McKay

Ezzard Chares Quick Feb 13 2022 1:16 PM

Be of good cheer;
I have overcome the world.
John: 16:33
I believe these to be Johnny's words now.
He is in peace and that knowledge gives me comfort.
I love you, Johnny!
Your sister, Connie

Connie Mckay Fallin Feb 12 2022 4:56 PM

Prayers for the family. I haven't seen him since high school but he was always so nice.

Darlene Foster Feb 12 2022 3:32 PM

So sorry for your loss. Jerome and I have great memories of Johnny back in our teenage years.

Vickie and Jerome Whitaker Feb 12 2022 10:52 AM

Thinking about All the Memories we had with Johnny ❤️ He will be Missed. Praying for All The Family.

Melba Reagan Feb 10 2022 8:55 PM

So sorry for your loss. Praying for you all. Johnny was like family as all of you are. Love ya'll.

Kathy Petree Feb 10 2022 5:30 PM