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Kevy Lee Rackley

August 25, 1966 ~ January 6, 2024 (age 57) 57 Years Old

Kevy Rackley Obituary

Kevy Lee Rackley, age 57, of Black Mountain, NC, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2024 at Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC.

Kevy was born on August 25, 1966, in Buncombe County, NC to Katherine “Ugeal” Taylor Rackley and the late Douglas McArthur Rackley. He worked for many years as a carpet installer, handyman, and also at Beacon Manufacturing.

Kevy was a wonderful son, brother, uncle and friend. He enjoyed living in these beautiful mountains and he loved to go fishing. He also liked being at home and watching his favorite shows on television.

Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family, whom he loved very much. Kevy had a huge heart and he will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

In addition to his father, Kevy was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Onva and Roy Taylor; his paternal grandparents, Ruby and Dewey Rackley; and a brother in law, Jay Hensley.

In addition to his mother, those left behind to cherish his memory are his two sisters, Terrainne Hensley of Fairview, NC and Toshalyn Maloney and her husband Chris, of Black Mountain, NC; a brother, Joshua Rackley of Black Mountain, NC; four nephews, Brandon Hensley of Black Mountain, NC, Dillon Hensley and his fiance’ Anna, of Canton, NC, Cory Maloney of Black Mountain, NC, and Colby Maloney and his girlfriend, Emily Price of Asheville, NC; a niece, Hailey Rackley of Swannanoa, NC; three great-nephews, Tristan and Christian Hensley, both of Bryson City, NC and Christopher Rackley of Swannanoa, NC; a great-niece, Brianna Hensley of Bryson City, NC; a very special aunt, Cremelt Jones of Athens, GA;  a very special friend, Tammy Radford of Burnsville, NC; and all of his very dear cousins.

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 12, 2024, at 1:00 PM,  in the Chapel of Penland Family Funeral Home, 125 South Avenue, Swannanoa, NC, 28778, conducted by Pastor Randy Gregory.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.

Burial will follow the service at Mountain View Memorial Park, 392 Tabernacle Rd., Black Mountain, NC.

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January 12, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Penland Family Funeral Home
125 South Avenue
Swannanoa, North Carolina 28778

Funeral Service
January 12, 2024

1:00 PM
Penland Family Funeral Home
125 South Avenue
Swannanoa, North Carolina 28778


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