---- — Bearl Jack McKinney, 81, of Advance, passed away Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, in Brownsburg Meadows.
He was born June 26, 1932, in Mt. Vernon, Ky., the son of the now late Roscoe and Locie Barns McKinney.
He attended the Church of God of Prophecy and was a member of the Lebanon Eagles.
Surviving are his wife, Gloria Hancock McKinney; sons, Ronnie McKinney of Lebanon, Rory McKinney of Jamestown, David (Beverly) McKinney of Lebanon, Charles McKinney of Lebanon, Dale McKinney of Advance and Darrell McKinney of Advance; daughter, Kathy (Joe) Schrier of Shannondale; grandchildren, Brian (Jamie) Pratt of Frankfort, Mike (Lisa) McKinney of Fort Wayne, Bianca McKinney (Zach Holaday) of Brownsburg, Brandy Martin of Indianapolis and Tom Schrier of Iowa; seven great-grandchildren; five siblings; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth McKinney, and three siblings.
Family and friends will gather from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the Porter Funeral Home,315 W. Main St., Jamestown. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at the funeral home. Bearl will be laid to rest following the service at the Jamestown IOOF Cemetery, Jamestown.
Online condolences may be made at www.porterfuneralhome.us.