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“I am so grateful to have had the opportunity for our lives paths to cross. Met him through my job in Fernandina. Not only did I gain a real treasure...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Faye Carter

“Ken was a friend of my Dad's through business that became a good friend of mine when I moved to Waycross 34 years ago. We spent many an enjoyable...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: George E. barnhill

“So Sorry for your lost he was so sweet. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Tammy Bond Fitchett

“What a kind compassionate friend! Earth's loss, heaven's gain and a whole lot of rejoicing! My thoughts , memories, and prayers are with you most!...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Chris Music and family

“So sorry to hear of Mr. Ken's passing. I so enjoyed the company of Mr. Ken and Mrs. Pat at Garden and community events. Wonderful people that wI'll...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Mark Deal

“Sherri and family my condolences to you all. Mr. Ken was such a sweet man, I used to look forward to his stops by Flash (way back when) he always had...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Anita Johns

“So Sorry for the Death of Ken. He was my friend and hunting buddy. I had know Pat from school years and loved Ken and Pat. GOD bless his family. Amen ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Clyde Emel Smith

8 of 9 | Posted by: SHELIA PEARSON VICKERS

“My heart goes out to you all, Sherri...Mr. Sylvester was a great friend and neighbor to me for over 20 years...and I know he loved me...and I...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Lynn Joyner

Mr. Walter Kenneth “Ken” Sylvester, 81, went to be with his Lord Sunday night (June 18, 2017) at his residence after an extended illness. He was a native of Manor and longtime resident of Ware County. A U.S. Air Force Veteran, he retired from Exxon Mobile as a paper chemical salesman. He was a member of Waycross Primitive Baptist Church. Ken was affiliated with Pierce County Historical Society and helped publish the Brantley County Cemetery Book. He is preceded in death by his parents, Noah Hiram Sylvester and Mabel Aldridge Hinson; and his wife, Patricia Tison Sylvester. Survivors include two daughters, Sherri Rios of Waycross, and Pam Sylvester Barbee (Jeff) of Savannah; 7 grandchildren, Devon Rios (Lindsey), Sierra Higgs (Jeremiah), Angela Rios, David Barbee (Cheryl), Max Barbee, Alex James Barbee, Ramon Novoa (Carrigan); five great grandchildren, Ava Barbee, Penelope Barbee, Jacob Chapman, Walter Rios and Gabriel Novoa; two brothers, Donnie H. Sylvester, Sr. (Edna) of Kingsland, and Dennis D. Sylvester, Sr. (Betty) of N. Augusta, SC; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday (June 21, 2017) at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Bennett Cemetery in Millwood. The family will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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