Obituary: Dylan Walker Kern

February 24, 1995 – June 21, 2019

Dylan Walker Kern, 24, of Bedford, passed away Friday morning, June 21, 2019.

Born February 24, 1995, at Dunn Memorial Hospital in Bedford, he was the son of Mark Kern and Tena (Porter) Kern. He married Mary (McCameron) on May 4, 2019. and she survives.

He was a wrecker driver at Mikels Services Inc. He was an avid fisherman and softball player. He was a member of the former Community Baptist Fellowship.

Dylan is survived by his wife, Mary of Bedford; step-children, Alexxandrya and Isabella Hudson; his mother Tena Kern of Bedford; one brother, Andrew Kern (Kelsey Allbright) of Bedford; paternal grandparents Corky and Beverly Kern of Bedford; aunts, Susan Gales (Roger) and Teresa Saunders all of Bedford, and Kathy Morgan (Doug) of Orleans; two brothers-in-law; two sisters-in-law; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and his beloved dog, Bentley.

He was preceded in death by his father, Mark Kern and his maternal grandparents, James and Karen Porter.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26 at the Sherwood Oaks Christian Church in Bedford with Pastor Eric Kennedy officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery in Bedford. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25 at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sherwood Oaks Christian Church Bedford.

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