Mark Tyrone Elkins, 56, of Bedford, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021. He was born in Bedford on August 15, 1964, a son of the late Charles Rudolph Elkins and Brenda Carter Elkins. He enjoyed going to the beach, working on cars, and going to the races. Mark is survived by his son, Brandon Elkins; a daughter, Mikaela Elkins; grandsons, Kaiden Elkins and Oakley Elkins; best friend, Terry Orange; and numerous other family and friends. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Burch-Messier Walnut Street Chapel with Rev. Earl Ragland officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 6:00. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to help the family with the cost of the funeral, c/o Burch-Messier Funeral Home, 317 W. Main Street, Bedford, VA 24523. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.