Charles Layton Kennington, 74, of Newberry died June 6, 2018 at his residence.
Born on June 8, 1943 in Lancaster, he was a son of the late Charles Crawford and Ethel Adams Kennington. Mr. Kennington was a United States Air Force Veteran during the Vietnam War. He retired as a District Supervisor for B.C. Moores and served as manager of the Newberry store for many years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Newberry where he was a member of the Fishers of Men Sunday School Class. He was a member of the Amity Lodge #87 and a Shriner.
Mr. Kennington is survived by his wife, Mary Baker Kennington; a son Charles Alan Kennington and his wife Angela of Charleston; a daughter, Wanda Kennington Hartman and her husband Barry of Prosperity; grandchildren, Taylor Allmond Kennington, Ashton Layton Kennington, Gage Kenneth Kennington, and Meghan Lindsay Hartman. He was predeceased by brothers, Billy Crawford Kennington, Jack Donald Kennington, and Jimmy Derryl Kennington.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Friday, June 8, 2018 at the First Baptist Church by the Rev. Dr. Kenneth W. Harmon. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 1020 Boundary Street, Newberry, SC 29108.
Active pallbearers will be Chris Davenport, Eric Kennington, Roger Kennington, Wayne Kennington, Mike Rivers, Don Wessinger, Billy Brice and Charles Hanson.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Fisher's of Men Sunday School Class.
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