Obituary: Charles Wayne Kuykendall


Funeral Service for Charles Wayne Kuykendall, age 72, of Vinemont, will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sep. 8, 2023, at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home with Allan Kuykendall officiating; interment in Ebenezer Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sep. 7, 2023, at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home.

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Kuykendall passed away on Monday, September 4, 2023, at North Alabama Specialty Hospital. He was born Aug. 18, 1951, to Jesse G. Kuykendall and Ravenell Kuykendall.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rebecca Kuykendall; and brother, David Kuykendall.

Survivors include his daughter, Shani (Todd) Taylor; sons, Chuck Kuykendall and Seth (Heather) Kuykendall; grandchildren, Zackary Kuykendall, Nichole (Adam) Smith, McKenzie (Zane) Nicholas, Sadie Kuykendall, and Hallie Kuykendall; great-grandchildren, Oakley Nicholas, Ella Nicholas, and Raylan Smith; brothers, Allan (Faye) Kuykendall, Ronnie Kuykendall, and Todd (Jamie) Kuykendall; sister, Anita (Tony) Tankersley; and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.