LANCASTER, SC ~ Mr. Donald Franklin Kennington, age 81, passed away Thursday, February 22, 2018 at his home. He was born March 3, 1936 in Lancaster, a son of the late Hazel Leroy Kennington, Sr. and Nancy Gordon Kennington. He was the husband of Margie Miller Kennington. Mr. Kennington retired from Duke Energy and he was a Mason. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and loved to get together with family. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who cherished his family. Mr. Kennington was a member of Pleasant Dale Baptist Church.
Mr. Kennington is survived by his wife of 61 years, Margie Miller Kennington; his children, Don Kennington (Nancy), Rusty Kennington (Tabitha), Carolyn Roberts and Wanda Kay Rhyne (Raeford); eight grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; two brothers Gordon Kennington (Esther) and Hazel Kennington, Jr.; and one sister, Betty Pruitt.
Mr. Kennington was preceded in death by his parents; a grandchild, Cory Kennington; and a sister, Mary Robinson.
The Celebration of Life Graveside Service for Mr. Kennington will be Sunday, February 25, 2018 at Blackmon Cemetery by Rev. Chris Blackmon.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 – 3:00 pm Sunday, February 25, 2018 at Burgess Funeral Home and the burial at Blackmon Cemetery to follow. The family suggest memorial contributions be made to Pleasant Dale Baptist Church, Freedom Fund, 133 S. Potter Rd., Lancaster, SC 29720.
Burgess Funeral Home
Sunday February 25th, 2018
1:30pm - 3:00pm
1800 Charlotte Highway
LANCASTER, SC 29720
Special Instructions: Graveside Service to follow at Blackmon Cemetery in Kershaw, SC.Text me the address
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Rusty,Tabitha,Drew&Katie we are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Love y'all
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Gordon, so sorry about your loss. Prayers for you and all the family.
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