Lee Roy McKinney

January 30, 1936 - April 20, 2019

Lee Roy McKinney, 83, of Boones Mill, VA passed away, Saturday, April 20, 2019. He was born January 30, 1936 the son of the late Nathan Mags McKinney and Blanche Vernon McKinney. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Lee Turner McKinney. In 1946 when Lee Roy was 10 years old he started attending the Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind. After school at the age of 21 he moved to Roanoke and worked for many years as a Christian Book Salesman. Surviving are two children, son, Stephen McKinney (Julie); daughter, Rhonda Poff (Danny); two sisters, Claudia McKinney Bryant, Jackie McKinney Haynes. A celebration of his life will be held 2:30 P.M. Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Smith Mountain Lake Seventh-day Adventish Church, 10802 Moneta Road, Moneta, VA 24121. An Interpreter for the deaf will be provided at the church for the service. Arrangements by Conner Bowman Funeral Home, 62 Virginia Market Place Drive, Rocky Mount, VA 24151 (540) 334-5151