Mr. Kenneth Demery, 66, of 886 Lonnie Farm Road, was born December 8, 1951 and departed this life on December 31, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents: Mr. Bricey Demery and Mrs. Daisy Hatcher Demery; and one brother: Mr. Hector Ray Hatcher. The funeral will be 2:30 Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Locklear & Son Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Mt. Airy Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Demery is survived by his wife: Mrs. Joann L. Demery; daughter: Mrs. Shelly C. Chavis (Kevin); three grandchildren: Andrew Brice Chavis, Anora Beth Chavis and Aiyana Brooke Chavis and a host of relatives and friends. The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Locklear & Son funeral home.