Calvin George McKay, age 85, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Heritage Care. Born September 16, 1933 in Floral Park, Long Island, NY to the late Alexander Dunbar McKay and Elsie Viola Nelson Cowle, he was the widower of Jacqueline Eleanor Doyle McKay. He served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Korean War and was a manager at Northwest Airlines. He was a past member of Empire Hose Company of the Merrick, NY Fire Department and the North Sea Fire Department, a member of Christ Episcopal Church, and the American Legion Post 924 Hampton Bays, NY.
He is survived by his children, Christopher Calvin McKay (Laurieann), Jacqueline Suzanne McKay, both of Long Island, NY, and Jennifer Lee Tillett (Reginald) of Camden, NC; a daughter-in-law, Tony McKay of San Antonio, TX; twelve grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Eleanor McKay of IN and Patricia Conrad of DE. He was preceded in death by a son, Scott Craig McKay and a brother, Thomas N. McKay.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the McKay family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.twiford.com.