William Edward “Dack” McKinney, Sr. 74, of Bedford, passed away on Friday, April 29, 2022. He was born in Bedford, VA on April 3, 1948 a son of the late Willie Madison McKinney and Alice Overstreet McKinney. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Ronnie McKinney, Donnie McKinney, Sr., brothers-in-law, Gene Carr, Charles Bowyer; and sister-in-law, Barbara McKinney. He proudly served his country in the United States Army; serving during Vietnam. He is survived by his wife, Judy Andrews McKinney, children, Tina Carter and husband Ronnie, Christy McKinney, Melinda Bowyer and husband Carl, William Edward “Eddie” McKinney, Jr.; sisters, Doris Wood and husband Willard, Linda Carr, Cheryl Bush and husband Bob, Wanda Goin and husband George, Faye Bowyer; brothers, Willie McKinney and wife Debbie, Jimmy McKinney, Roy McKinney and wife Maria, David McKinney and wife Mary; sister-in-law, Lisa McKinney; ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Monday, May 2, 2022 at Thaxton Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Ed Nichols officiating. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.