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Charles Martin Kea

March 5, 1950 ~ July 15, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Charles Kea Obituary

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr.Charles, “Charlie” Kea, age 73, of Lake Junaluska, NC on Saturday, July 15, 2023, at Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC.

Funeral services will be Saturday, July 22, 2023 at 2:00 PM in the Kea's Chapel Methodist Church with Rev. Alan Kea officiating.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Military Honors. 

The family will receive friends at the church from 12:00 PM until the time of service.

Pallbearers are: Zac Kea, Logan Kea, Avery Collins and Bill Devereaux

Mr. Charles was born March 5, 1950, in Swainsboro, GA to the late Horace Lee and Lucy Brantley Kea.  Charles attended Swainsboro High School before joining the military and serving two years.  He was Honorably Discharged from the Army in 1969.  Charles attended and graduated from Rhema Bible College in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma in 1994.  Sharing bible based teachings through writings, books and videos was his ministry and his passion. It was his heart and soul to share and teach people God’s Word. He was a building contractor and the owner of Pineland Custom Homes. Charles was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, David Kea.        

Survivors include:

His Wife of 53 years: Marlene Barr Kea of Lake Junaluska, NC.    

Son: Christopher Kea (Stephanie) of Lake Junaluska, NC.

Brothers: Alan Kea (Theresa) of Blairsville, GA. and  Bobby Kea (Helen) of Tucson, AZ.

Two Grandchildren: Brian Kea and Caroline Kea

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July 22, 2023

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Kea's Methodist Church

Adrian, GA 31002

Funeral Service
July 22, 2023

2:00 PM
Kea's Methodist Church

Adrian, GA 31002

Interment following funeral service
July 22, 2023

Kea's United Methodist Church Cemetery
Kea's Old Mill Pond Road
Adrian, GA 31002


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