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Kenneth Kinlaw, Sr.

November 26, 1948 — March 11, 2022

Bladenboro

Kenneth Graham Kinlaw, Sr., 73, of Bladenboro passed away on Friday, March 11, 2022 at UNC Southeastern Hospital in Lumberton. He was preceded in death by his parents, Worth and Billie Kinlaw; uncles: Lane Kinlaw, IW Kinlaw and his wife Edna; aunt, Myrum Kinlaw Haywood and her husband George.

Kenneth leaves behind his loving wife, Debra S. Kinlaw of the home; son, Kenneth Kinlaw, Jr. of Dublin; daughter, Whitney Falatovich and husband Justin of White Lake; special nephew, Travis Sellers and wife Kelly of Clarkton; aunt, Janie Kinlaw of Raleigh; two grandsons: Trey Kinlaw, Cayson Sellers and many special cousins.

Kenneth was a loving husband, father “daddy” and friend.  He was a life-long Bladen County farmer.  He enjoyed tilling the same soil that his family of generations tilled before him. In his younger years he enjoyed water skiing on White Lake and the Cape Fear River.  He  liked  Nascar racing, fast cars  and riding motorcycles. Kenneth enjoyed being with family and friends, taking vacation trips to the beach and mountains.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 1:45pm on Tuesday, March 15th at Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home in Elizabethtown followed by a funeral service at 2pm. Rev. Kevin Kinlaw will officiate service. Services will conclude in the Bladen Memorial Gardens cemetery in Elizabethtown.

Kenneth will be greatly missed by all he knew.  We were blessed for all the years and memories we shared. We are grateful for all the outpouring support, love and prayers during this difficult time.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home & Cremation

3131 M.L.K. Dr, Elizabethtown, NC 28337

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home & Cremation

3131 M.L.K. Dr, Elizabethtown, NC 28337

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Burial

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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