Anthony “Paul” McKinney Sr., 53, of Taylorsville passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. He was born June 19, 1966, in Wilkes County to R.L. McKinney and Ruby Pauline Stanley “Polly” McKinney.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Surviving are his wife, Wendy McKinney of Taylorsville; his children, Anthony Paul McKinney Jr. and spouse, Amber, of North Wilkesboro, Amanda McKinney of Lexington, Emily Jones of Taylorsville, Nathaniel McKinney and spouse, Kristi, of Winston-Salem and Jordan Church of Moravian Falls; his grandchildren, Gracie, Aubree and Bexley McKinney of North Wilkesboro, Aryia Blyden of Lexington, Brooklyn, Mason and Amelia Jones of Taylorsville and Brantley McKinney of Winston-Salem; his sisters, Wendy Teague and spouse, Shaun, of Taylorsville and Roberta Gilbert and spouse, Larry, of Taylorsville; a brother, Michael McKinney and spouse, Sandra, of Jonesville; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at Miller Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Wiley Boggs officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from noon until 1 p.m. on Saturday, prior to the service.

Flowers will be accepted.

Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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