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The Honorable Kenneth Myers Sr.

November 16, 1953 — February 5, 2023

Our SPCDP Executive CommitteeMan, Spartanburg District 7 School Board Member and late husband of Representative Rosalyn Henderson-Myers, SPCDP’s Executive Committeewoman, passed away this past Sunday at his home.

Kenneth was a staunch advocate for civil rights, public education and supporting youth in our community. He was the first to stand up proudly as a member of the Democratic Party for what is just and right in our community. He was always willing to pick up the phone, talk through issues, ideas and share advice. And that made him an extraordinary resource and friend as an incoming chair. – Kathryn Harvey

Originally from Barnwell, South Carolina Mr. Myers worked as the registered nurse for Assertive Community Treatment Homeless Program (ACT) with Prisma Healthcare. He had a variety of administrative and clinical positions in a variety of fields, including law enforcement, corrections, public education, nursing and non-profits. He hosted a radio talk show at WASC 1530 AM in Spartanburg and was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Mr. Myers was an ordained clergyman, held a Masters of Education and an honorary doctorate of ministry from FMI Biblical Studies and Seminary.

He was awarded Prisma Health’s 2020 Martin Luther King Award recognizing the state employee who best demonstrates commitment to improving cooperation and fostering mutual respect among people of backgrounds.

We are all truly heart broken.

A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 445 S. Church St. A public viewing will be from 3 to 7 pm. at Kings Family Funeral Home, 930 Chesnee Highway, Spartanburg.

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