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Paul J. MacKinnon Jr., 87, retired teacher and guidance counselor

Paul J. MacKinnon Jr.
Paul J. MacKinnon Jr.

Paul J. MacKinnon Jr., 87, of Virginia Beach, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Sunday, June 2, 2019.

Born in New York, he was the son of the late Paul and Margaret MacKinnon. Paul was a former K9 police officer in Princess Anne County. He later went on to pursue a Master’s Degree in Education and became a teacher and well-loved guidance counselor with Virginia Beach City Public Schools, from where he retired after more than 30 years of service.

Paul was preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, Ercell Brantley MacKinnon.

Paul is survived by his children, Heather Palmer, Ronnie MacKinnon and wife Mary, Paul MacKinnon, and his wife, Maya, Michael MacKinnon, Michelle Olsen and Melissa Byrd; and grandchildren, Robert, Michael and Regan.

Special thanks to Sandy, his caretaker for the past four years.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 5, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Neck Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, June 6, at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Princess Anne Memorial Park.

Share online condolences with the family at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home & Crematory.

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