HICKORY - Rodney G. Abernathy, 41, passed away July 17, 2010 at Frye Regional Medical Center after a period of declining health.
Rodney was born April 1, 1969 in Catawba County. to Pamelia Henkle Sipe and the late Ronnie Abernathy
In addition to his father, Ronnie Abernathy, he was also preceded in death by his paternal grandfather; Paul Abernathy and maternal grandparents; Samuel and Jacqueline Henkle and mother-in-law Rose Marie Thompson.
He attended Favor Center and was a Car Salesman at World Suzuki of Hickory.
Surviving are his wife; Doreen Thompson Abernathy of the home, a son; Dylan Abernathy of the home, his mother; Pamelia Henkle Sipe and step-father, Gary of Hudson a step-mother; Tommie Abernathy of Hildebran, paternal grandmother; Eva Abernathy of Hildebran and a brother; Shaun Abernathy of Greensboro.
Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday July 20th 2010 at The Favor Center with the Dr. Jerry Grillo Jr. and Reverend David Thompson officiating.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 P.M. until 1:45 P.M. on Tuesday July 20th 2010 at The Favor Center.
Condolences may be made online at www.hickoryfh.com.
Hickory Funeral Home, 1031 11th Avenue Blvd. S.E. Hickory, NC 28602 is in charge of arrangements.