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Edward A. McKenney

Edward A. McKenney

Oct 27, 1943 - Apr 29, 2021

Edward A. McKenney

Edward A. McKenney

Oct 27, 1943 - Apr 29, 2021

Edward A. McKenney - Obituary


dward Anthony “Ed” McKenney, 77, of Shady Side, MD and previously of Tyler, TX, passed away at his home on April 29, 2021. Born on October 27, 1943 in Ft. Sill, OK to the late Bertram and Mildred McKenney, Ed served in the U.S. Navy for 24 years, retiring in 1990 with the rank of Commander. He earned a Master’s degree in Foreign Affairs and later earned a Doctorate degree as well. After retiring from the Navy, Ed taught at the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges for 12 years and the Coastline Community College for 9 years where he served as Dean of Military Education. Ed enjoyed traveling, sailing, gardening and, most especially, spending time with his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Jacquelene McKenney; four children, Elizabeth McKenney of Newport, RI, Gordon McKenney and his wife Donna of Annapolis, MD, Jeremy Lutz and his wife Melissa of Crofton, MD and Jared Lutz of Morongo Valley, CA; and four grandchildren, Christian and Cooper Lutz of Crofton and Hendrix Lutz and Justice Stevens of Morongo Valley. A memorial service will be held for Ed at 1PM on Wednesday, May 19 at the Kalas Funeral Home & Crematory, 2973 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater, MD. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the SPCA of Anne Arundel County, 1815 Bay Ridge Ave., Annapolis, MD 21403. Online condolences may be offered at: KalasFuneralHomes.com

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