CHESTER -- Mr. Gerald "Jerry" Edward Kessinger, 67, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008, at his home.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Greene Funeral Home Downtown Chapel. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home and other times at the home of Beth Totherow, 732 Brynwood Drive, Rock Hill.
Born in Pearisburg, Va., Mr. Kessinger was the son of the late Orley Everett Kessinger and Juanita Eleanor Vaught Kessinger. He was married to the late Brenda Greene Kessinger and was preceded in death by his daughter, Lisa Sherer and sister, Elaine Craig. He was a graduate of Rock Hill High School, a U.S. Navy and Army veteran, a member of the American Legion and a Mason.
Mr. Kessinger is survived by two daughters, Joy Richardson and Beth Totherow of Rock Hill; one brother, Randy Kessinger of Winnsboro, S.C.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
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Memorials may be made to Agape Senior Rehabilitation, 159 Sedgewood Drive, Rock Hill, SC 29732.