Mr. Carson Kenneth Rivers, age 82, entered into rest on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Hurst Cemetery. The family will greet friends immediately following the service.
Mr. Rivers was born November 20, 1937 in Chesterfield, SC a son of the late Carson Lucas and Grace Boan Rivers. He was a graduate of Chesterfield High School and a retired employee of Coffing Hoist of Wadesboro, NC. Mr. Rivers was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church. Kenneth enjoyed farming and was an avid outdoorsman. He loved taking trips to the mountains, where his wife, Cora grew up. Of all things enjoyed, his most important was his love for the Lord and spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Rivers was also preceded in death by his beloved wife of 52 years, Cora Owensby Rivers; son, Glenn E. Rivers; and grandson, Will Horne; brothers, Fred, Truett, Jessie, and Raymond Rivers; sisters, Margie Rae Landon, and Linda R. Sellers.
Survivors include his daughter, Cynthia (Gettys) Horne of Ruby, SC; sons, Randell (Jackie) Rivers, and Fred (Teresa) Rivers both of Chesterfield, SC; grandchildren, Brian (Stephanie) Rivers, Daniel Rivers, Rebecca Rivers, Christopher Hurst, AJ (Tim) Connelly, and Evan Poolaw; great grandchildren, Josh Rivers, and Tori Rivers; sister-in-law, Sue Rivers of Chesterfield, SC; brothers-in-law, Paul Sellers of Chesterfield, SC, Andy Owensby of Morganton, NC, and Harvey Owensby of TN; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Chesterfield High School Beta Club, in memory of William Gettys “Will” Horne, III, 401 N. Page Street, Chesterfield, SC 29709.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Rivers family.