Kenneth Burrell

Kenneth Joel Burrell


Kenneth Joel Burrell, 77, of Greenville, passed away on February 21, 2013. He was the son of the late J.C. and Gladys McElroy Burrell of Hazelwood, NC. He graduated from Waynesville Township High in 1953 and was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He moved his family to Greer, SC in 1966 and worked for Carotel Paper until 1986 and retired from Paper Cutters in 2004. He loved all sports but his favorite was baseball; he played minor league in his glory days, third base. His pride and joy was his three girls and seven grandchildren whom he loved with all his heart.

Surviving are three daughters, Angela Patterson (Joey), Monica Burrell, and Julia Hengstmann (Hjalmar); seven grandchildren, Blaine, Kendall, Cole, Meghin, Chloe, Anna, and Emily; and a brother, Carlton Burrell (Dorothy) of Summerfield, FL.

A memorial service will be held for the family at 6:30 PM on Mar., 4 at Westminster Chapel (3rd floor), 11 E. Augusta Place, Greenville, SC. Cremation Society of South Carolina


Funeral Home

Cremation Society Of South Carolina
328 Dupont Drive Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 233-7334

Published in The Greenville News on Mar. 3, 2013