William Charles Kuykendall, Jr. “Bill”, age 71, passed away May 10, 2013 at Harrogate, TN. Bill was born in Middlesboro, KY on May 29, 1941 to the late William Charles and Dorothy Honeycutt Kuykendall. His maternal grandparents were George and Estelle (Poore) Honeycutt and paternal grandparents were Oscar and Mary (Singin) Kuykendall.
Bill worked at Chappell’s Flavorich Dairy for more than 28 years. He served in the US Army in the Vietnam War era. He loved fishing, talking with friends, and vacationing. Bill Retired in 1989 due to multiple sclerosis.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Roberta Shelton Kuykendall; children: Rodney (Sebrina) Elliott and Steven Elliott; grandchildren: Tina Elliott, John Thomas Elliott and Cole Elliott; sister, Donna (Danny) Hale; nieces: Jodie (Rodney) Adkins and Shanna Hale; special daughter-in-law, Willa Mae Mason. Bill was saved at home and trusted in the Lord.
Funeral service will be 8 p.m., Monday, May 13, 2013 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Gibbons and Rev. Tim Cosby officiating. Graveside service will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Green Hills Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m., Monday, May 13, 2013 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel.
Shumate Funeral Home is entrusted with all arrangements.
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