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Ernst Borchert III

May 22, 1938 ~ October 28, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary

DATELINE:  KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
Ernst Borchert III

Ernst Borchert III, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on October 28, 2021 at his home . He was born in Anaheim, CA, son of the late Eric Borchert Sr. and Perciclair Head Borchert and was preceded in death by his brother, Eric Borchert, II. Ernst was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Kings Mountain. He retired from Huffman Corporation where he worked as a mechanical engineer for over 30 years. After his retirement, Ernst realized his life long dream of becoming a farmer. He enjoyed spending time outside, working with the Cleveland County Potato Project for the last 12 years. Ernst had an interest in trains and tractors and loved spending time with his beloved family. He was a 3rd Degree Knight of the Knights of Columbus where he has served for many years.

SURVIVORS: Wife of 60 years: Mary Pagett Borchert, of the home
Sons: Ernst Borchert IV (Donna), Rock Hill, SC, Eric Borchert II, Kings Mountain, NC, Erin Borchert, Kings Mountain, NC, and Evan Borchert (Heather), Apex, NC
Daughters: Elizabeth Borchert, Concord, NC, and Elise Borchert Arant (Ronnie), Kings Mountain, NC
Sisters: Lynn McClard and Clair Borchert both of California
18 Grandchildren: Ernst, Ehren, Jennifer, Dana, Steven, Eric, Christopher, Joshua, Stacey, Sydney, Tyler, Cody, Casey, Christopher, Jonathan, Gracie, Jocelyn, Ethan and 16 Great-Grandchildren: Michael, Erica, Jaden, Carter, Abigail, Christopher, Adalyn, Cooper, Madelyn, Maleena, Jackson, Adalyn, Wyatt, Rylan and Sawyer.  

FUNERAL SERVICE: Christ the King Catholic Mission, Tuesday, November 2, 2021    12:00 noon    Father David Miller, officiating 
   
VISITATION:  6:00 - 8:00 Monday evening, November 1, 2021 at Harris Funeral Home.     Rosary Service at 7:00 P.M.  
INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, North Carolina

Memorials: Potato Project, c/o Charles Reed, 1175 Wyke Rd., Shelby, NC, 28150

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ARRANGEMENTS:  HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 1, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harris Funeral Home
108 South Piedmont Ave
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

Funeral
Tuesday
November 2, 2021

12:00 PM
Christ the King Catholic Church
714 Stone Street
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

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