Kenneth Wayne Rentz

Published 8:31 am Monday, January 27, 2020

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Mr. Kenneth Wayne Rentz, 71, of Rentz Lane, Mocksville, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

He was born in Davidson County on Sept. 8, 1948 to the late Franklin Kenneth and Frances Irene Shuler Rentz.

He was a member of Fork Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and was a Sunday School teacher in the Senior Adult Class. He retired from Hanes Brands after more than 40 years. He was a godly man. He preached his own funeral every day of his adult life, as he proudly lived life for his Lord and Savior. He loved his family, friends, church, antique cars, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy, gospel music and sharing funny stories about the good old days.

Survivors: his sister, Pat Moffitt (George) of Mocksville; a brother, Barry Rentz of Mocksville; a nephew, Rodney Cassidy (Branden); a niece, Natasha Gonzalez (Jesus); and great nieces and nephews, Sophia, Isabel, Gavin and Cruz.

A funeral service was conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26 at Fork Baptist Church with Revs. Robert Garrett and Fred Carlton officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at Eaton Funeral Home.

Memorials: Bereavement Ministry of Fork Baptist, 3140 US 64 E., Mocksville.