Kenneth Autrey

Age: 92
Address: Burnsville, North Carolina 
Date of Death: Tuesday, July 27. 2014
Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home

Details: Kenneth Autrey of Burnsville went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, July 29th at Brookside Rehabilitation and Care.  A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Lonnie and Dora Silvers Autrey.  He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Young, and two brothers:  John B. and Larry Autrey.  He was a World War II Army Veteran.  Kenneth was co-owner of Burleson & Autrey Tire Service and a member of West Burnsville Baptist Church.
     Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Ruby Lytle Autrey; a granddaughter, Tammy Woody and husband, Charles; and a great grandson, Hunter Woody all of Candler; a son-in-law, James Young and wife, Priscilla, of Arden; sisters-in-law:  Shirley Childers of Marion and Helen Groner of Tampa, FL; and a brother-in-law, Earl Lytle of Marion.
     Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon Friday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the West Burnsville Baptist Church Cemetery.
     The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
     Memorials may be made to Hospice of Blue Ridge, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
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