KINGS MOUNTAIN- Charles Preston Herndon, 82, resident of Kings Mountain, passed away July 18, 2014, at Caromont Health, Gastonia. He was born in Cleveland County to the late Walter Theodore Herndon and Minnie Randle Herndon.
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He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Kings Mountain and retired from Hoechst Celanese Fiber Industries after 33 years of service. He was a Mason and former member of the Bethware Progressive Club.
He was also preceded in death by brother, David Herndon and sisters; Flora H. Ledford, Mary Sue H. Etters, Dean H. Blackwood and Betty H. Lynn.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years Pat Dover Herndon; his son, Brent Herndon and wife Kristie of Kings Mountain; daughters, Kimberly Hawk and husband Thomas, and Lori Herndon all of Kings Mountain; grandchildren, Kyle Herndon and Garrett Herndon; and great grandchild, Kyli Herndon.
Visitation: Family will receive friends from 1 – 3 p.m., Tuesday, July 22, 2014 prior to the service in the Christian Activities Center of Bethlehem Baptist Church.
Funeral service: Bethlehem Baptist Church, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 3p.m.
Officiated by: Dr. Steve Taylor and Rev. Wayne Brazzell
Burial: Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Kings Mountain
Memorials: Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1017 Bethlehem Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Online condolences: www.harrisfunerals.com
Funeral home: Harris Funeral Home of Kings Mountain
Published in Shelby Star on July 21, 2014