CHARLOTTE - Kenneth Bennett Summey, 81, of 1331 West Pointe Drive, passed away March 18, 2014.
The Guest Book is expired.
He was born in Gaston County, and was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Carver Summey and his mother, Ethel D. Summey.
He was a US Navy Veteran of Korea. He was President of Park Manufacturing Company Incorporated in Gastonia. He was a lifelong member of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Mount Holly. He was a member of the Belmont Historical Society and the Charlotte Antique Auto Club.
He is survived by one daughter, Nella S. Stevens and husband Joe of Charlotte; two granddaughters, Elizabeth "Liz" Stevens and Katherine "Kat" Stevens both of Charlotte, an aunt Elizabeth Guin of Mount Holly and cousin Louise Austin of Charlotte.
A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Summey will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014, at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Mt. Holly with the Rev. Cuttino Alexander officiating.
Interment will follow the service at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Charlotte.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly.
Memorials may be made to Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 110 South Main Street, Mount Holly NC 28120 or to Novant Hospice of Charlotte, 324 N McDowell St., Charlotte, NC 28204-2217.
Condolence messages may be sent to the family at www.woodlawnfuneral.org.
Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly is serving the family.
Woodlawn Funeral Home
375 Woodlawn Avenue
Mount Holly, NC 28120
Published in Gaston Gazette on Mar. 20, 2014