Ken Sugibayashi PDF Print E-mail

Kihachi “Ken” Sugibayashi, 61, of Newberry, died Wednesday, February 9, 2012, at Palmetto Health Richland.

Born on June 25, 1950, in Aburahi, Japan. He was an employee of West Fraser and attended Glory Tabernacle.

Mr. Sugibayashi is survived by his wife, Sheila Blanton Sugibayashi; a son, Joshua Sugibayashi of Newberry; a daughter, Amy Sugibayashi of Columbia; his mother-in-law, Grace L. Blanton of Newberry; his father, Seiithu Sugibayashi, two sisters and a brother all of Japan. He was predeceased by his mother, Chizu Sugibayashi and his twin brother.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, February 11, 2012, at Newberry Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Joel Mundy. Mr. Sugibayashi may be viewed at the funeral home prior to the services. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.

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#25 Cathy Shealy 2012-02-27 20:05
Our thoughts and prayers for all of you. May the Lord give you peace and comfort in the days ahead.
#24 Byrd & Susan 2012-02-16 00:15
Shelia, just found out about Ken. We are so very sorry for your loss. Just want you to know we are thinking of you with prayer.
#23 Connie Summer 2012-02-12 19:19
I am so sorry to hear about Ken. Lean on each other in this time of need. If you need to talk you can call me anytime.
#22 Sheriff Lee Foster 2012-02-11 12:27
Our sympathy is offered you during this difficult time. We hold you up in prayer and offer you His comfort. Lee, Carol, Joseph and Amelia
#21 John & Trudy Shell 2012-02-10 21:49
Sheila: We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you & your family are in our thoughts & prayers. If there is anything
you need, don't hesitate to call.
#20 Shirley Livingson 2012-02-10 20:29
Sheila and family: we are so sorry to hear about Ken and we want to send you all our love and sympathy. God bless you all. Love Shirley and Clarence
#19 reva moates 2012-02-10 20:26
Shelia, I was sorry to hear about Ken ,the Lord will keep you and give you and the family the strength needed to get thru this time in your life.Love Reva
#18 Wilson Senn 2012-02-10 18:22
I remmber getting to know all of you way back when Haltiwanger's Grocery was open. The times we all had together back then! When one of us hurt, though, we all hurt! It's still the same way. I extend my sympathy to all of you at this time.
#17 Sandy Bailey 2012-02-10 18:15
So sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts & prayers are with you and your family.
#16 Ann Floyd - Serio 2012-02-10 12:36
Sheila - I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you and the kids.
Much love, Ann
#15 Anna Marie N. Berley 2012-02-10 11:53
Deepest sympathy to you and your family.
Anna Marie N. Berley
#14 Donna Shealy 2012-02-10 10:28
Amy, Sheila and Josh,
I just want you to know that my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
#13 Tommy Davis 2012-02-10 09:17
Sheila,so sorry to hear of Ken's are in my thoughts and prayers.May GOD bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.Just lean upon the LORD and he will comfort and keep you at this time and always.God bless all of you.
#12 Debra Monts 2012-02-10 09:03
Sheila and family, We are so sorry to hear about Ken. You are in our thoughts and prayers and if there is anything we can do , please let us know.
Jimmy Monts Family
#11 Debra Rowe 2012-02-10 08:23
Sheila, We are so very sorry to hear about Ken. May God wrap his loving arms around you and the family. Keep focused on your Lord and you will have the strenght you need. Lots of love, Rudy & Debra
#10 Luann L. Gross 2012-02-10 00:33
Sheila & Family so sorry to hear about your loss. May God give you strength now & the days ahead. I will keep you all in my thoughts & prayers. If I can do anything please let me know. love ya Luann
#9 Mary Jo L. Piester 2012-02-09 19:12
May the grace and comfort of the Lord be with you all Sheila in this most difficult time. I love y'all.
#8 Tricia Price 2012-02-09 17:31
Thoughts and prayers are with you!
#7 Robin Cox 2012-02-09 17:10
Thinking of you during this difficult time.
#6 Maria Seibert Howe 2012-02-09 16:59
Sheila, I am so sorry to hear about Ken. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
#5 Anne Taylor Shealy 2012-02-09 16:30
Shelia, It has been so long since we have seen each other. I am so sorry to hear of your loss and will hold you in my heart as you go through this difficult time. I know Almighty God will hold you and your children close. With Sincere Sympathy, Anne
#4 Adra E. Battle 2012-02-09 15:53
Sheila, I am truly sorry to hear of the passing of your loved one. Keep the faith and trust GOD with the rest of your life.
#3 Amy Ruple 2012-02-09 15:02
Robbie and I are so sorry for your loss! We will continue to keep you all in our thoughts and prayers! Let us know if there is anything we can do!
#2 Jessica Long 2012-02-09 11:12
Eddy and I are so sorry about the passing of Ken. You all will remain in our daily prayers.
#1 Carla Ammons 2012-02-09 10:00
I am so sorry for your lose. I just talked to him at the store not to long ago. If there is anything I can do please let me know.