Jeremy McKinnis Obituary (1981 – 2022) – Blair, NE

Jeremy David McKinnis, 40 years old in Blair, passed away on January 9, 2022. Christian funeral mass will be held on Saturday January 15, 2022 at 10:30 am at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church in Blair. Visitations will be held on Friday January 14 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church. Funeral services will be held at Blair Cemetery. Services provided by Campbell Aman Funeral Home.
Jeremy was born July 24, 1981 in Blair, Nebraska, the son of David McKinnis and Kerrie Anderson. He grew up in Blair and attended Blair Community Schools where he struggled as a youngster throughout high school. He met the love of his life, Nicole Larimore when he was in seventh grade. Jeremy graduated from Blair High School in 2000. He then attended Southeast Community College in Milford where he was on the Dean’s List, where he received his degree in Business Construction Management. After graduation, Jeremy returned to Blair to work with his father at McKinnis Roofing and Sheet Metal. He became president of the company in the fall of 2021.
On June 17, 2006, Jeremy married Nicole at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church in Blair. The couple were lucky enough to have two children: Boston and Claire. Following in the footsteps of his grandfather and father, Jeremy became a dedicated member of Blair’s fire and rescue team where he served for 10 years. Jeremy was a member of St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church. Jeremy enjoyed hunting with his family and friends, playing golf, spending time by the lake, and traveling to Florida. He was a huge Boston Red Sox fan. Jeremy especially cherished the time he spent with Nicole, Boston and Claire on the family adventures he was planning. Jeremy will always be remembered for his love of people, his willingness to help others and his passion for life.
He is survived by his wife Nicole, his son Boston, his daughter Claire, his father Dave (Kathy) McKinnis, his mother Kerrie (Bob) Anderson; siblings: Jamie (Orlando) Cueva, Anne (David) Sopke, Bobby (Codi) McKinnis and Bryan McKinnis; step-parents Rose and Jerry Bostwick; brothers-in-law: Troy, Dominic, Matt, Tony and Luke; sister-in-law Jennifer; as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.
He was predeceased by his grandparents: Clair and Gwen McKinnis and Bob Miller; Uncle Dan McKinnis and Aunt Lori Svendgard.
Memorials can be directed to St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church or Blair Fire and Rescue.

Posted by Campbell-Aman Funeral Home on January 11, 2022.

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