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Kenneth Lee Cherry

October 9, 1952 December 20, 2018
Kenneth Lee Cherry
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Obituary for Kenneth Lee Cherry

Kenneth Lee "Shad" Cherry, 66 year-old resident of the Garner's Chapel area, Mount Olive, passed away early Friday morning, December 20, at Wayne Hospital.

His life will be remembered in a service at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, at Tyndall Funeral Home. The Rev. Dennis Guy and the Rev. Paul Rose will officiate. He will be interred in the Whitfield Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home during the hour before the service.

Mr. Cherry was retired from S.T. Wooten Corporation as a construction foreman. He was a retired volunteer with more than 30 years of service with Oak Wolfe Fire Department, and had been active with several other fire departments in the area as well. He worshipped his Lord at Garner's Chapel Church. All who knew him know of the love he had for his family, all of them, and his prized tractors.

He now joins his beloved wife, Joyce Whitfield Cherry, his parents, Woodrow and Sally Louise Brock Cherry, an infant brother, Durwood Gene Cherry, and his wife's parents, James and Callie Mae Vernon Whitfield, in eternal peace.

Surviving him are his three daughters, Michelle Lynn Edwards and husband, George, of Dudley, Amanda Kay Harris and husband, Matt, of Shelby, and Donna Sue Cherry of Mount Olive; three grandchildren, Faith Harris, Andrew Harris, and Michael Wayne Edwards; a sister, Dorothy C. Byrd of Mount Olive; five brothers, W. D. Cherry and wife, Ruthie, of Goldsboro, Marvin Cherry and wife, Eveline, of Eastover, Henry Cherry and wife, Joann, of Mount Olive, Linwood "Goat" Cherry and wife, Debbie, of Mount Olive, and Ray Cherry and wife, Sylvia, of Rose Hill; Joyce's two sisters, Ann Whitfield of Mount Olive, and Grace Carter and husband, Rob, of Bahama; and many nieces and nephews.

Flowers are welcome; however memorial gifts are suggested to be made to Cure for the Colors, 203 Cox Blvd., Goldsboro, NC 27534, or to your local fire department.


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