Kenneth Starnes, age 73 of The Lost Mountain Community passed away at his home on Saturday July 9, 2022. He was an active member of Salem CP Church and was retired from Parker Hanifan after 33yrs. He is survived by his wife of 56 yrs Edna Starnes, son and daughter-in-law Jonathan and Suzanne Starnes, daughter Luncia Severt and Michael Solgovic, grandchildren Bryson Starnes, Loren Starnes, Toby Severt, Devin Severt, great granddaughters Christine Severt, Addalynne Severt. He was preceded in death by his parents Robert Wilson and Marilyn K. Starnes, 2 brothers Robert "Buddy" Starnes, Robert "Bobby" Gregory. The family will receive friends from 2-4pm Wednesday at Salem CP Church with the graveside service to follow at 4pm in the church cemetery. Rev. Billy Moore and Rev. Dallas Moore officiating. Jeffers Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.