Pennington Gap, VA -Kenneth E. Light, 86, passed away
Sunday, August 5, 2012, at Lee Regional Medical Center.
Born April 15, 1926, he was a lifelong resident of Lee Co
VA. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during WWII. He
retired from C&P Telephone in 1985. He was also a Real
Estate Broker with Fannon Land and Auction Company in
previous years. He was an active member of the First
United Methodist Church in Pennington Gap and served as
secretary for many years in the United Methodist Men's
Club. He was also a faithful member of the Pennington Gap
Lions Club,and a long time member of the Miles Masonic
Lodge # 165.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ernestine Crowell
Light, on February 17, 2004; a sister, Addie Zion Shoate;
and one brother, Bill Light.
Survivors include one daughter, Selina Light, of
Pennington Gap, VA; two sons, Kenny Light and wife Kathy,
of Woodway, VA, and Kyle W. Light and wife Monica, of
Coeburn, VA; grandchildren, Christopher Light and Carol,
of Woodway, VA, Amanda Welch and Joe, of Woodway, VA,
Hannah Light, Coeburn, VA, and Haley Mullins of Coeburn,
VA; and one great grand son, Logan Christopher Light, of
The family will recieve friends on Tuesday evening,
August 7, 2012, at the First United Methodist Church in
Pennington Gap, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m., with Rev.
Roger Mathess and Rev. Nancy Hobbs officiating. Special
music will be by Sid Fannon.
Military graveside services will be held on Wednesday,
August 8, 2012, at Lee Memorial Gardens at 11 a.m.,
conducted by The Wise County Veterans Organizations and
Virginia National Guard Honors Team.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The First
United Methodist Church, 41880 East Morgan Avenue,
Pennington Gap, VA 24277.
To view obit and sign guest book visit us at
Sturgill Funeral Home of Pennington Gap in charge of the