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Kenny Pope

August 27, 1961 ~ February 10, 2024 (age 62) 62 Years Old

Kenny Pope Obituary

Kenneth Coy “Kenny” Pope, age 62 of Rutherfordton, died Saturday, February 10, 2024, at Woodland Care Center where he had been a beloved resident for the past 27 years.

He was born on August 27, 1961, in York County, South Carolina and was a son Nell Flack Pope and the late Andrew Coy Pope who died in 2020.

Kenny was baptized at Gilkey Baptist Church and for many years was a member of the Church of the Exceptional.  He was a happy person that never met a stranger, and he brought much joy to others.  Anyone who met Kenny, never forgot him.

In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by his sister, Diane Pope in 1983.

Survivors include his mother, Nell Flack Pope of Rutherfordton, his brother, Justin A. Pope of Rutherfordton, his nephews, Coy Pope and wife Lacey, Justin Pope and wife Brittney, and great-nephew, Jake Pope all of Bostic, his aunt Marie, and the staff and residents at Woodlands.

The funeral service will be held at 3 o’clock on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, in The Padgett and King Chapel with the Reverend Casey Stockton officiating.  Visitation with the family will be from 2 until 3 o’clock Wednesday prior to the service.

The family is at the home of his mother on Moss Road, Rutherfordton.

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February 14, 2024

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Padgett & King Mortuary
227 East Main Street
Forest City, NC 28043

Funeral Service
February 14, 2024

3:00 PM
Padgett & King Mortuary
227 East Main Street
Forest City, NC 28043


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