Kesler Averette Haney, age 82, of Rutherfordton & Boone passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020.
Averette served in the U.S. Air Force as an aircraft mechanic from 1960-1965.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife Rebecca Russell Roark Haney of the home and Boone; Son Keith Haney and wife Kim of Forest City; Daughter Margaret Johnson of Ft. Worth, TX; two granddaughters; Stepson Steve Roark and wife Robyn of Boone; one step granddaughter; one step grandson; Sister-in-Law Phyllis Plowden and husband Bill of Shelby; Brother-in-Law Rev. Bud Russell and wife Betty of Vilas; Aunt and Uncle. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and cousins; special friends; and the Roark family.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Frances Champion Haney, his parents, Kesler and Eva Holland Haney, and stepdaughter Kathy Roark Mitchel l and husband Daniel.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolinas Foothills, PO Box 336, Forest City NC 28043.
Graveside services were conducted at Cool Springs Cemetery in Forest City.