Brendin Gregory Lyn McKinney

In Loving Memory of Brendin Gregory Lyn McKinney

 

Brendin “Box” McKinney

Sunrise: September 11, 1993

Sunset: April 21, 2021

Providence, RI

 

Box loved spending time with his family, especially his nieces and nephews; he can be called the Funcle (fun+uncle). He took great joy in being a new father and enjoyed his time with his baby girl. He is known for his 2-step dance, or as he would say, he was “jamming” and self-proclaimed momma’s boy. He was never too old to cuddle with his mom and loved every snuggle. Brendin was a passionate young man whether it was about family and many friends, his religion, his favorite foods, what to wear or his entertainment. His favorite tv show was 600lb Life and he could never go wrong ordering shrimp and grits when it was time to dine. Brendin “Abdul Shabazz” practiced Islam and was honoring Ramadan during his final sunset.

He leaves to mourn his parents, William & Melissa McKinney, his godparents, Alexis Crowell and John Clear, ‘the brothers’ Lawrence & Robert Crowell, William Jr. & Chance McKinney, his beautiful 10-month-old daughter, Reign McKinney, and his fur-baby Dallas. He is survived by a host of family and friends.

Brendin was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Samuel Odel Abney (1979) and Betty Jean Crowell (1997), his paternal grandparents, Brenda Victoria Potter McKinney Patton (1982) William Lawrence McKinney (1984), Dorothy Potter (2010) and his Nana Denise Konadu (2012).

The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to all those who have supported us during this difficult time of loss.  His funeral services will be private.

-The Crowell-McKinney Family


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45 entries.
Faith Fahnbulleh from Providence wrote on July 18, 2021 at 12:06 pm
Not gonna lie this one hurts to write because not only do I see the hurt your mother is going through but I feel for Rèign. All I can say is we miss you so much and I wish things could’ve went so differently that night it hurts we miss you but I know Nana and Uncle Sandii got you.
Rondelle M. Walker from Providence wrote on May 2, 2021 at 6:22 pm
My deepest condolences to Will and Missy and the McKinney and Potter family. Box, I’ll miss you coming to my house and I will continue to play our song “Christopher Walking” by Pop Smoke.... Rest in Heaven, Momma Woo
Sekina Dyer from Providence wrote on May 1, 2021 at 4:18 am
my condolences and prayers go out to you and family🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽❤❤❤
Yolanda Bingham -Smith from New britian wrote on April 30, 2021 at 10:36 pm
My friend I'm so lost for words. I'm sending hugs and prayers to your family.
Genine Wilcox from Providence wrote on April 29, 2021 at 7:07 pm
My deepest condolences to the Crowell McKinney family ❤❤❤🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏
Ericka Blyden wrote on April 29, 2021 at 12:15 pm
My Sincerest condolences to Melissa, Will and the rest of the McKinney and Crowell families. Prayers of comfort at this difficult time.
Ronnie Ashley from Fall River wrote on April 29, 2021 at 7:46 am
My deepest condolences to the family. May God comfort your hearts during this difficult time.
Phyllis Huntley Evans from Cranston wrote on April 28, 2021 at 7:17 pm
Sending my most heartfelt condolences to the family. You are in my Prayers..
Jackie watson from PROVIDENCE wrote on April 28, 2021 at 3:20 pm
sending condolences to your family! from Amanda, Delbert and Jackie
Ann Dee from Providence wrote on April 28, 2021 at 2:37 pm
Sap sorry for your loss ❤️You and your family
Butchie Speaks from Cranston wrote on April 28, 2021 at 11:46 am
I write this with the deepest condolences from Mr & Mrs Speaks as well as the entire SPEAKS FAMILY! REST EASY MY BROTHER! 💯 ❤ 🙏🏿
Robert Turner from East providence wrote on April 27, 2021 at 11:13 pm
my deepest condolences to the family of Brendin may he Rest In Paradise
Gina Berryman from Sumter wrote on April 27, 2021 at 9:59 pm
No words can bring comfort to hurting hearts. God has bigger plans than we could ever imagine. Living life here on earth is just a temporary pit stop. I thank God for our final destination, our heavenly home. There we will spend eternity with Brendin. My love and prayers go out to my family.
Amy Miles from Providence wrote on April 27, 2021 at 8:30 pm
Sending love and deepest condolences to all family members. So sorry for your loss!
Charlotte Buchanan from Providence wrote on April 27, 2021 at 7:55 pm
My sincere condolences you and your family are in my prayers
Charlotte Buchanan from Providence wrote on April 27, 2021 at 7:55 pm
My sincere condolences you and your family are in my prayers
Rayna M Lopez from Pawtucket wrote on April 27, 2021 at 10:54 am
I send my sincere condolences to the entire family.
Kieshonna watts from Providence wrote on April 27, 2021 at 8:04 am
I would like to send my condolences to the Crowell/McKinney family . Missy I love You stay strong ❤️🙏🏽
Mandy Menezes from Rehoboth, MA wrote on April 26, 2021 at 10:38 pm
My deepest condolences to Will, Melissa and the entire McKinney Family! Sending prayers to all of you during this difficult time.
James and Mellissa Spiver from E. Providence wrote on April 26, 2021 at 10:05 pm
Our deepest condolences and prayers go out to you and your entire family during this difficult time!! Sending love, prayers and strength, may your son rest peacefully 🙏🙏