DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
Hillard Kish "H.K." Hambright
Hillard Kish Hambright passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Sunday May 5th, 2019. Kish Hambright was a loving husband and father of four surviving children. He held numerous positions as an industrial licensed plumber and ended his long career as a sole proprietor of his own plumbing company. Kish Hambright also was enlisted as a N.C. Army National Guardsman for a few years. He was a devoted Christian who served his Lord with annual missionary trips with the Baptist Men Ministry by providing free plumbing services to under served Appalachian communities for 17 years.
Hillard Kish Hambright’s parents were Prentice Quay Hambright and Ethel Howell Hambright
Hillard Kish Hambright was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Phyllis Mayberry Hambright, son-in-law Jesse Edward Hermsen, and great grandson Braiden Carter Hamrick. He was also preceded in death by siblings: Elmer Hambright, Ruth Putnam Early, Cornelia Mauldin, Lucille Cannon and John Hambright.
Hillard Kish Hambright is survived by his three daughters Rita Hambright Gibbons and husband Randy, Kings Mountain, NC, Tina Hambright Everhart and husband Lee, Shelby, NC, and Tabitha Hambright Hermsen, Tega Cay, SC and son David Kish Hambright, Charlotte, NC.
Hillard Kish Hambright’s descendants are grandchildren Sunshine Everhart Pyse, Alex Jay Ruff, Edward Everhart, Michael Everhart, Kisha M. Dover, Leon P. Hermsen, Jacob C. Hermsen, Danielle J. Howell, Sara A. Hambright, Rebecca L. Hambright, Amanda R. Hambright.
Hillard Kish Hambright’s great grandchildren are Lori F. Turpin, Savanna L. Walker, Justin Davis, Benjamin Ruff, Adalie Everhart, and Rhett Everhart.
He is also survived by siblings: P.D. Hambright, Blacksburg, SC, Lois Martin, Blacksburg, SC and Priscilla Ann Kee and husband, Jack, Shelby, NC
FUNERAL SERVICE: Friday, May 10 2019 at 2:00 PM at Macedonia Baptist Church with Pastor Michael Horne officiating
VISITATION: Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Harris Funeral Home
INTERMENT: Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Macedonia Baptist Church at 1101 S Battleground Avenue, Kings Mountain, NC
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