Ronald Kent Hoke
Ronald Kent Hoke
  • May 28, 1936 - October 24, 2017
  • Statesville, North Carolina

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Kent Hoke, 81 years old, of Statesville passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on October 24, 2017. Kent was born on May 28, 1936 in Mooresville to the late Roy and Thelma Hoke. Kent graduated from Troutman High School in 1954. He was the owner/operator of Broad Street Motors for 40 + years. He was a member of Landmark Church of God in Statesville, loved gospel music, cars and frequently visited K&W Cafeteria in Statesville.

Kent was predeceased by his beloved wife, Virginia Marlow Hoke and his sister, Elizabeth "Polly" Benfield . He is survived by his son, Ron Carroll of Mooresville; his daughter, Marie Parker of Mooresville; his brothers, Terry Hoke and his wife Kathy of Palm Harbor, FL and Grant Hoke and his wife Jean of Mooresville; his sister, Tonda Brooks and her husband Dwaine of Mooresville; his grandchildren, Chance and Chloe Carroll and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. The family wants to give a special thank you to Sophia Tellankamp and Iredell County Hospice

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6-8pm at the Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home, 705 Davie Ave., Statesville. A Funeral Service will be celebrated on Friday 3pm at Landmark Church of God, 2200 E. Broad St., Statesville with the burial to follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Statesville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Iredell County Hospice and Palliative Care or to Landmark Church of God Building Fund in Kent's memory.

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Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Hoke Family.