Kenneth Lavern Avinger, 84, of Holly Hill, entered into eternal rest on January 16, 2021, at his home.
Born on January 8, 1937, in Holly Hill, Lavern was a son of the late Albert Glenn Avinger and Margaret Griffin Avinger.
Lavern loved to fly his airplane and often took others up for a ride. He was a talented wood worker and cabinet maker. He loved growing blueberries and spending time with his cats.
Lavern is survived by two sisters, Barbara Avinger Murphy (Thomas W), and Sandra Avinger Wiles (late John Wiles), both of Holly Hill, and one brother, Allen Glenn Avinger (Iseko) of Delta Junction, Alaska.
He is also survived by his nieces and nephews: Tommy Murphy (Melanie) of Charlotte, NC, Terry Murphy Mobley (Wayne), Sharon Wiles Harris (Dean), Sherry Wiles Walters, John Wiles (Amanda), all of Holly Hill, SC, Glynda Avinger Callahan of Tucson, Arizona, Betty Avinger Kuntz of Soldotna, Alaska, and several grand nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held on Tuesday, January 21st at Target United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions in Lavern's memory may be sent to Target United Methodist Church, Post Office Box 1303, Holly Hill SC 29059.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Avinger Funeral Home, 2274 Eutaw Road, Holly Hill SC 29059. (803) 496-3434
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