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Rhea E. Kern

• Jan 12, 2018 at 4:38 PM

GATE CITY, VA - Rhea E. Kern, age 89 of Gate City, VA passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018 at his residence. 

He was born in Duffield, VA on May 24, 1928, and was the son of the late Floyd and Allie Kern. Other than his parents Rhea was also preceded in death by a daughter, Debbie Kern Brewer; 2 sisters and 4 brothers. He attended Spears Ferry Church and was a veteran of the US Army. He loved hunting, fishing and reading his bible. 

Mr. Kern is survived by his wife of 63 years, Nora Lane Kern; a daughter, Denise K. Hill (Robert); 1 grandson; a brother, Cecil Kern (Gladys) also several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 4 to 7 PM at Colonial Funeral Home, Weber City, VA. Funeral service will follow at 7 PM with Pastor Johnny R. Duncan and Elder Bill Tignor officiating. Graveside service will be held Monday, January 15, 2018 at 1 PM in the Kern Family Cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by American Legion Post #3/265. Pallbearers are Members of Spears Ferry Church. Honorary pallbearers will be Phillip Dingus and Harold Egan. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the funeral home by 12 noon to follow in procession.

The family wishes to extend special thanks to Scott County Life Saving Crew.

Online condolences may be made to the Kern family by visiting our website atwww.colonialfhscott.com

Colonial Funeral Home, Weber City, VA is honored to serve the family of Rhea E. Kern.