Kenny G. Pridgen
June 23, 1944 ~ December 10, 2011
Wendell – Kenny G. Pridgen, 67, died, Saturday. Kenny was a good man with a warm heart and kind smile. He loved music and playing guitars. He enjoyed trying new instruments and loved the challenge of mastering them. Kenny was preceded in death by his most beloved wife of 45 years, Faye Bunn Pridgen, who was his life, joy, & best friend. There were never enough hours in the day for them to be together and Kenny never left her side. There’s was a true love story. Kenny loved his church family very much and was retired from the NCDOT after 30 years of service. His father Samuel Ivery Pridgen also preceded him in death.
He is survived by his children, Scott Pridgen (Angel) of Fayetteville & Nikki Pridgen Paxton of Garner; grandchildren, Ellie, Maggie, & Gavin Pridgen, Brandi and Brooke Paxton; his mother, Helen Wright Pridgen of Wendell; and brother, Sammie Pridgen (Eleanor) of Rolesville.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to Wendell Baptist Church, Funding the Future.
Funeral service 3:00 p.m., Thursday, Wendell Baptist Church with visitation from 1:00-3:00 p.m. prior to the service. Entombment will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Zebulon.
Arrangements, Strickland Funeral Home, Wendell