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Kenneth Cardin

December 13, 1960 ~ March 6, 2020 (age 59)


Kenneth Cardin, 59, of Hazel Green, passed away on Friday. 

He was an amazing son, brother, husband, father, and pawpaw to his family. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed watching Alabama football on Saturdays. He never turned down an opportunity to spend with his grandchildren. They were his whole world. His most fun adventures include riding on the four wheeler with them. Whether it was through the pasture or just down the driveway, any time spent with them made him smile. 

He will be remembered for all of his unselfish acts of kindness and having a fix-it solution for anything that needed working on. He could literally tinker and fix anything. Most importantly, Mr. Cardin, will be remembered as being a giver. He loved grilling and hosting cookouts with his loved ones. Any day spent with them was a perfect day to him. 

Kenneth was an amazing backhoe operator. With his knowledge, passion, and invaluable wisdom he owned and operated Cardin Backhoe for over 40 years. He was one of the hardest workers and enjoyed every minute of it. He was a humble man full of love, strength, and encouragement to many people. He will be missed tremendously by all of his loved ones.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Shafter & Susie Cardin;  His sister, Lenita Sloan;  His brother, Glen Cardin; His sister, Donna Cantrell;  His mother-in-law, Bettie Bunch;  His brothers-in-law, Bill Bunch and Josh Bunch. 

Surviving family members include his wife, Michelle Cardin; His son, Phillip "Flip" Cardin and his wife, Melanie; His daughter, Beth "Hooch" Carr and her husband, Russell;  His Daughter:  LaShae "Flossy" McDow and her husband, Wilson; His daughter, Karen Stubbs; His grandchildren:  Karlee-Drew "Gorgeous" Carr, Radlee "Lucy" McDow, Addington "Heavy Weight" Cardin, Emma-Claire Cardin, Ry Wimberly, Cardin "Hog Jawl" Stubbs, Katlin Bolin.  His siblings: Robert Cardin, Janice Manley, Anthony Cardin, Janie Honea;  His father-in-law and his wife, Bill & Karen Bunch.  He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. 

The family will receive friends on Monday evening from 6 until 8pm at Hazel Green Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11am at the funeral home with Pastor Benny Berry officiating.  Burial will follow in Taylor Cemetery in New Market. 

Hazel Green Funeral Home is honored to serve the family. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Kenneth Cardin, please visit our floral store.


March 9, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hazel Green Funeral Home
13921 Hwy 231-431 N
Hazel Green, AL 35750

Funeral Service
March 10, 2020

11:00 AM
Hazel Green Funeral Home
13921 Hwy 231-431 N
Hazel Green, AL 35750

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