MOUNT HOLLY - Ronnie Lee Abernathy, 78, of 213 Rose Street, died April 28, 2013.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Marjorie Lois Abernathy Arnold and stepfather, Frank Arnold.
He was a US Army
Veteran and was a retired printer-typesetter.
He is survived by a cousin, Robby Robinson of Robbinsville; second cousin Karina Robinson; cousin, Charles E. Abernathy of Charlotte; second cousins, Deborah A. Dowdy of Charlotte and her husband Jonathan and son Nathan and Charles Scott Abernathy of Concord; third cousins Alan, Aleah, and Adam Abernathy all of Concord.
A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Abernathy will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the Woodlawn Chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Mount Holly VFW
Condolence messages may be left at www.woodlawnfuneral.org.
Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly is serving the family.