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Robert Lee Abernathy

January 30, 1935October 4, 2021
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HICKORY- Robert Lee Abernathy, 86 of Hickory, passed away Monday, October 4, 2021 at Grace Hospital. He was born in Burke County on January 30, 1935, to the late Marvin and Martha Smith Abernathy. He was preceded in death by his brother Enoch Abernathy. He was a veteran of the United States Army, retired from Army Reserve, a member of Royal Chapel Church of God, and retired from the postal service. He is survived by his wife Lela Hildebran Abernathy of the home; daughter Yvonne Fennell of Hickory; son Randy Abernathy (Elaine) of Hickory; grandsons Alex Fennell of Hickory and his twin Ben Fennell (Sam) of Concord, Matt Fennell of Conover and Stephen Abernathy of Hickory; granddaughters Hailey Deal (James) of Drexel and her twin Jessica Anderson (Cameron) of Lenoir; great grandchildren Josie Deal and twins Grayson and Harper Anderson; and a brother Tom Abernathy (Jean) of Hickory. Private graveside service at Royal Chapel Church of God with Pastor Carlton Davidson officiating. Burial will follow in church cemetery.

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Bruce Wilson

October 11, 2021

So sorry to hear about the passing of your father. I will be praying for you and your family.

Luda Richards

October 9, 2021

Randy, Elaine and family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Sending our deepest sympathy to you.

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