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“Back to the ballfields on MCAS 1972-74 we played ball on the same teams. Our dads were in the Corps at Crash Crew. Its been a while but you are not...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Marty LaBelle - Yuma, AZ

“Dear Sharon and sons, Sandra and Mr. McKinley and family,There is no finer person than Paul. His heart and intelligence were unequalled, his smile...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Shanon Easterday - Tucson, AZ

“Paul was a kind and wonderful classmate. My thoughts and prayers to his family. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Becky Kuechel

“I worked with Paul at the Nogales Border Patrol Station and will always have fond memories of him as a person and as an Agent. I will always...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Sam Lucio - Tucson, AZ

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Sending our respect and love to ALL of Paul's family especially Sharon and sons. We are devestated to hear of Paul's passing - he was a wonderful...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Shanon Easterday-Skellett - AZ

“My sincere condolences on your loss. Paul was a great person. We shared many fun times in our younger days. May God bless you and be with you as...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Polly Spencer Dudley - CO

“SHARON AND FAMILY: OUR PRAYERS, HUGS AND THOUGHTS WITH ALL OF YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME OF GRIEF AND REMEMBRANCE. IT HAS BEEN A BLESSING FOR...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: GLORIA GODLEY - YUMA, AZ

“RP Paul ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Janalyn Buseck

“Truly very sad news. Paul was a great guy and good friend. We have all lost big here. God Bless Paul and family. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Mike & Norma Patrick - Friend

“Deepest condolences to all of the family. It was a pleasure to know him through the MPCPA shooting sports. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Tom Vanner - Windsor, ON - friend


Paul James McKinley, 55, of Marysville, and formerly of Arizona, died Thursday, February 16, 2017.

He was born July 29, 1961 to James and the late Shirley McKinley. He married Sharon Boase on December 8, 1984 in Yuma, Arizona.

Paul retired as an Assistant Chief Patrol Agent, U.S. Border Patrol, Detroit Sector after nearly 30 years of service. He was also a member of the U.S. Border Patrol Competitive Pistol Team. After retirement, Paul continued to enjoy competitive shooting sports as well as traveling with Sharon.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Sharon; sons, Sean & Kyle McKinley; father, James McKinley; a sister, Sandra McKinley; a brother, William (Leslie) McKinley; a sister-in-law, Debbie (David) Godley; nephews, Liam and Connor McKinley, Phillip and Matthew Godley; and several cousins.

Visitation will be from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Wednesday in the Marysville Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2017 in Marysville Funeral Home. The Reverend Max Amstutz will officiate.

Memorials may be made to the U.S. Border Patrol Museum, 4315 Woodrow Bean Trans Mountain Drive, El Paso, Texas 79924 or the Blue Water Area Humane Society. To send condolences please visit marysvillefuneralhome.com.