Frankie was born January 15, 1940 in Amarillo, Texas. He was reared in Lamesa, Texas and graduated from Texas Tech in 1963 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. He later became a partner with his dad, Frank McKinney, in Lamesa where they owned and operated a gasoline distributorship.
After losing their respective spouses to cancer, Kay and Frankie were married in 2000. Kay was previously married to Ron McIlroy and Frankie to Scarlett. The two families were closest of friends for over 30 years. Their combined families include 12 children and 6 grandchildren.
Frankie served as an elder in Lamesa and previously at Sunset.
Kay likes to shop for bargains and Frankie plays golf. They both enjoy the solitude of their home, as well as traveling together.