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In his memory:

McKinley (Mac) Warnell PI
VFP-62 circa 1959-61

Updated: June 15, 2023

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    Memories and Tributes

  • Mac lost his battle with cancer August 4, 2013 - miss him very much, but as he said, life goes on!! ---Bev Unis Warnell

  • Obituary

    McKinley (Mac)?J. Warnell, 75, of Bella Vista, Arkansas died Sunday, August 4, 2013 at the Circle of Life Hospice House, Legacy Village, Bentonville, Arkansas. He was born February 5, 1938.

    Mac was raised and educated in Iowa, graduating from Marshalltown High School in 1957. He entered the U.S. Navy in 1958 and was honorably discharged in 1962. He lived in Denver most of his life working as a draftsman & sales rep for a lighting company. He moved to Milwaukee in 1988 working for several different lighting companies. His last job was the International Sales Director for SPI Lighting retiring in 2000. He moved to Bella Vista in 2005. Mac loved sailing & kayaking and was an avid golfer & painter.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters and seven brothers.

    He is survived by his wife, Bev Unis of Bella Vista, Arkansas; son Robin Warnell of Aurora, Colorado; daughter, Laurie Bissonette of Reno, Nevada; two step-sons CJ Unis of Albuquerque, New Mexico & Alex Unis of Chicago, Illinois; six grandchildren & five great-grandchildren.

  • [Webmaster's Note: See additional information on Mac Warnell this site: See "Guest Log" #70 Page 3, detachment photos on "Faces of VFP-62" page 11, and detachment newsletters he contributed on "VFP-62 Memorabilia." We are grateful for Mac's contributions to our site.]

USS Forrestal detachment 42-60

Mac is third from the left, middle row (name "Mc")

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