SPARTANBURG
102 Marion Avenue
P. O. Box 5664
Spartanburg, SC 29304
Telephone: (864) 948-0025
Fax: (864) 948-0016

UNION
361 Meansville Road
P. O. Box 1156
Union, SC 29379-1156
Telephone: (864) 427-6055
Fax: (864) 429-8153
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Abernathy
Kelvin
Abernathy
Dayton,
From Labor: October 13, 1959
To Reward: September 12, 2018
Ceremony: Fri, September 21, 2018 at 12:00 pm
Kelvin Abernathy, age 58, born October 13, 1959 in Dayton, Ohio, entered into eternal peace Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Kelvin was a graduate of Nettie Lee Roth High School, Class of 1977. He found his true calling when he relocated to Minneapolis, MN. Kelvin originally served as a volunteer at North Point Health and Wellness Center before being hired in the food service department. He never met a stranger, was known for always helping others and consistently confessed his love for God. Kelvin had an impact on people who came in contact with him. He used his testimonial life of trials and tribulation to encourage others to reach for higher heights.  Preceded in death by his parents, Clarence W. Abernathy Sr. and Gladys Smith Abernathy; sister, Donna Abernathy; paternal grandparents, George and Reather Abernathy; maternal grandparents, Douglas Smith and Joella Lindsay Smith; uncles, Hobert Abernathy, James Abernathy, George Abernathy, Johnny Smith, James Smith, Marian Smith; aunts, Lee Ethel Smith, Mabel Kershaw, Nannie Means, Lois Crawford, Mildred Jamison. Kelvin is survived  by son, Damian Turner; grandchildren, Donovan Turner, Taleya Turner of Dayton; brothers, Steven L. Abernathy (Denise) of Dayton, Clarence W. Abernathy Jr. (Sharon) of Indianapolis, IN; uncle,  Russell Abernathy Sr. of Dayton; aunts, Etta Mae Goode, Alese LaGree of NC, Malzetta Abernathy of Union, SC, Sharron Abernathy of Dayton; nephews, Donnie Abernathy,of Indianapolis, IN, Dion Bradley, Dominique Abernathy of  Dayton; nieces, Stacy Abernathy, Sierra Abernathy-Woods, Ambria Abernathy of Indianapolis, IN; loving  cousins of Dayton, Ohio, South and North Carolina; special friends, Darlinda Turner, Cassandra D. Williams of Dayton, Naomi Weh (children---Armanie Van Mol, Aart-Jan Foiryolo) of Minneapolis, MN, Larry Bruso of Minneapolis, MN, Tony Lawson, Andre Phillips, Charlie Simmons of Dayton; a host of other relatives, friends, co-workers and neighbors.  Funeral service will be held 11 am Friday, September 21, 2018 at the House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 N. Gettysburg Ave. Visitation 9 am at the funeral home until time of service. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service.  This announcement is a courtesy of Community Mortuary, Inc., 361 Meansville Road, Union, SC.

Ceremony Location
House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc.
2107 North Gettysburg Avenue
Dayton, OH
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