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Kevin Wayne Palaganas

January 16, 1983 September 1, 2018
Kevin Wayne Palaganas
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Obituary for Kevin Wayne Palaganas

Kevin Wayne Palaganas, 35, passed away Saturday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family.

A service to celebrate Kevin’s life will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Rosewood First Baptist Church, with Dr. Mike Collier and Pastor Greg Trevathan officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.

Kevin was born in Newport News, Virginia on January 16, 1983, to Tony and Mary Jane Palaganas of Goldsboro. He was a graduate of Rosewood High School and attended Wayne Community College and later graduated from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Kevin received his Master’s in classical guitar from East Carolina University. He had been working as a teacher assistant for the Knox County School System and was a member of Antioch Community Church in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Kevin was a man of incredible faith in God, hope for the world, and love for others. He will be remembered as a generous, caring, compassionate man that had a great love for music. More than anything else, Kevin was devoted to his wife of five years and their daughter.

In addition to his parents, Kevin is survived by his wife, Ashley Palaganas; daughter and the apple of his eye, Hope Alia; brothers, Michael Scott and wife, Karen, of Mebane and Austin Scott and wife Gena of Goldsboro; his sisters, Patty Kennedy and husband, Jimmy, of Athens, Ga., and Dee Humphries and husband, Donnie, of Atlanta, Ga.; his mother-in-law, Lisa Slaughter; and several nieces and nephews he loved very much.

Kevin was preceded in death by his brother, Benjamin R. “Buddy” Palaganas; paternal grandfather, Antonio Palaganas; his maternal grandmother, Essie A. Tucker; and an uncle, Pepe Palaganas.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to AAMDSIF, 100 Park Ave., Suite 108, Rockville, Md., 20850.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 5, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home and other times at his home and the home of his parents.

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6:00 PM 9/5/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/5/2018 8:00:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1300 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 9/6/2018 11:00:00 AM
Rosewood First Baptist Church

562 Hwy. 581 South
Goldsboro, NC 27530

Rosewood First Baptist Church
562 Hwy. 581 South Goldsboro 27530 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Evergreen Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

3888 U.S. Hwy. 70 West
Princeton, NC 27869

3888 U.S. Hwy. 70 West Princeton 27869 NC
United States

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