Joe Abernathy, Summerville
Joe Abernathy, 80, of Summerville, husband of Beatrice Abernathy died Sunday, May 30, 2010 at Trident Medical Center.
Family and friends are invited to attend his Graveside service on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 1 o’clock at Frederick Memorial Gardens, 986 Chesnee Hwy., Gaffney, SC 29341. A visitation will be held this evening, from 6 to 8 o’clock at James A. Dyal Funeral Home, 303 S. Main Street, Summerville.
Mr. Abernathy was born August 10, 1929 in Gaffney, SC, son of the late Fay Abernathy and Lummie Allison Abernathy. He was a graduate of Gaffney High School and attended Limestone College in Gaffney and Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, NC. Mr. Abernathy served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired from USLife Credit Corporation and World Acceptance Corporation as Senior Auditor. After retirement he was an independent auditor for different banks in and around the Atlanta, GA area.
Survivors, including his wife, are one son; Douglas Abernathy of Mt. Pleasant, one grandchild; Katie Abernathy of Mt. Pleasant, three step children; Ron West of Rocky Mount, NC, Jeffery West of Raleigh, NC and Sharlene Owens of Summerville, six step grandchildren and two great grand children and two sisters; Dorothy A. Mitchum and Diane A. Payne, both of Anderson.
A memorial message may be written to the family by visiting our website at www.jamesadyal.com.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Small Fry Scholarship Fund of Cherokee County, PO Box 71, Gaffney, SC 29342.
ARRANGEMENTS BY JAMES A. DYAL FUNERAL HOME, INC., 303 S. MAIN STREET, SUMMERVILLE, SC 29483 (843) 873-4040.