June 28, 1944 - January 28, 2022
Evangelist Gary L Kendall, Sr. finished his journey and earned his reward January 28th, 2022. After many years of battling diabetes and its many side effects the Lord called him home. He spent most of his life doing what he loved most, preaching and taking care of his family and friends. He served churches in Tennessee, Kentucky, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and finished his ministry in Elkins, WV. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Etta Jean, and his four sons: Gary L Kendall Jr of London Ohio, William R Kendall of Scio Ohio, Thom F. Kendall of Fairmont, WV, and Clark D. Kendall of Fairmont WV. One grandson, Adam Kendall of North Lawrence, Ohio, three great grandchildren, Allyssa, Rylee, and Dexter, one brother Carroll D Kendall of Canton Ohio, and one sister Karen K Kendall of Elkins, WV as well as many cousins and friends across many states survive him . Gary was born on June 28th, 1944 to Frederick and Geneva Kendall in Canton Ohio. He graduated from Johnson Bible College in Knoxville, TN in 1976 with a BA in preaching and a minor in Greek. He continued his education at Louisville Christian College as he sought his masters in preaching. He lived a long, full life with laughter and love. He will be sorely missed, but we know he’s in a much better place. Friends may call from 12:00 noon until 1:00 pm Thursday, February 3, 2022 at the First Church of Christ in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday from the church with Preaching Minister Jason Brandon officiating. Masks and social distancing is requested by the family for those attending the services. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, February 11, 2022 at the Beech Flats Cemetery near Canton, PA. Evangelist Eric D. Smith will officiate and interment will follow. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Evangelist Gary L. Kendall, Sr. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.
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