MOUNT HOLLY - Ronnie Lee Abernathy, 78, of 213 Rose Street, died April 28, 2013.
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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 Post.
Condolence messages may be left at www.woodlawnfuneral.org.
Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly is serving the family.
Published in Gaston Gazette on May 1, 2013