Places

  • Kannapolis is also known as: Rowan County / Kannapolis city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Dale Earnhardt, Jr. (race car driver and radio personality), Dale Earnhardt (race car driver), Britt Nicole (singer and singer-songwriter), Eddie Mills (actor), Ethan Horton (american football player), Lance Smith (american football player), and Haskel Stanback (american football player).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Independent Tribune and Kannapolis Citizen.

History

Kannapolis is a city in Cabarrus and Rowan counties in the U. S. state of North Carolina, northwest of Concord and northeast of Charlotte. The population was 42,625 at the 2010 census, which makes Kannapolis the 20th largest city in North Carolina. Early meaning and usage of the name was a direct reference to Cannon Mills Corporation, or James William Cannon himself. Early published name variations include Cannon-opolis and Cannapolis. A widely accepted origin of the word Kannapolis comes from the combination of the Greek words "kanna" (reeds, not looms) and "polis" (city), which some believed meant "City of Looms". Dr. Gary Freeze, Catawba College history and politics department chairman, said a Concord newspaper used the name "Cannon City" in 1906. After mill workers or newspapers called the town "Cannapolis", J. W. Cannon asked Cabarrus County commissioners to give the town the name, but starting with a K. Kannapolis historian Norris Dearmon said the K might have been to distinguish the town from his Concord mill village. Since,...

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Kannapolis Obituaries

It was noted by The Star on August 18th, 2015 that Mary Lou Valentine (McDaniel) died in Kannapolis, North Carolina.  Ms. Valentine was 82 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Mary Lou's life.

It was revealed by Hickory Record on January 28th, 2015 that Evelyn Ragan (Daugherty) perished in Kannapolis, North Carolina.  Ms. Ragan was 91 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Evelyn's life.

It was revealed by The Star on November 8th, 2014 that Inez Hailey (Willis) passed on in Kannapolis, North Carolina.  Ms. Hailey was 86 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Inez's life.

It was disclosed by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on October 22nd, 2014 that Gene Forrest Wilson passed on in Sarasota, Florida.  Wilson was 84 years old and was born in Kannapolis, NC.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Gene Forrest's life.

It was revealed on August 29th, 2014 that Sirena L Martin died in Kannapolis, North Carolina.  Martin was 40 years old and was born in Martinsville, VA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Sirena L's life.

It was written on August 27th, 2014 that Sirena L Martin perished in Kannapolis, North Carolina.  Martin was 40 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Sirena L's life.

It was disclosed by Bainbridge Island Review on August 14th, 2014 that Charles "Tony" Neal passed away in Bremerton, Washington.  Neal was 39 years old and was born in Kannapolis, NC.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Charles "Tony"'s life.

It was reported by Flint Journal on August 7th, 2014 that Henry R Blue died in Michigan.  Blue was 80 years old and was born in Kannapolis, NC.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Henry R's life.

It was reported by Amarillo Globe-News on July 15th, 2014 that Frances Earle Heare (Trammell) passed away in Miami, Texas.  Ms. Heare was 91 years old and was born in Kannapolis, NC.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Frances Earle's life.

It was disclosed on July 4th, 2014 that Zenovia Penny Lynn Barksdale perished in Kannapolis, North Carolina.  Barksdale was 50 years old and was born in Philadelphia, PA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Zenovia Penny Lynn's life.

All Funeral Homes in Kannapolis

Boone-Carroll Funeral Home

I have worked in the field of funeral services for over 25 years and decided in 2012 to open the Boone-Carroll Funeral Home, because I saw the need to assist families by providing them important information on preplanning and life insurance.

Ingram Funeral Home & Cremation

It is our mission to serve the community and to celebrate a life lived. We honor you and yours with compassion, light, love, dignity, and respect. Family owned and operated.

Linn Honeycutt Funeral Homes

The staff of Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home, a Dignity Memorial provider in Landis, North Carolina, offers families unmatched services and compassionate, professional and personal service.

Lyerly Funeral Home Incorporated

James C. Lyerly, a native of Rowan County, along with his wife, Willene K. Lyerly, founded Lyerly Funeral Home, Inc. in May, 1957.

Educated in the Rowan County Schools, Mr. Lyerly graduated from Catawba College and the Cincinnati College of...

Raymer Funeral Home

In January of 1989, Milton Almond, John Raymer, Jr. and Murray McConnell officially opened Almond, Raymer & McConnell Funeral Home, Inc., located at the corner of Sam Furr ( Hwy 73 ) and Old Statesville Road ( Hwy 115 ) in Huntersville, NC . The...

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Cabarrus Memorial Gardens
5423 21st Ave Ne
Kannapolis, WA 98185
Cemetery Funds of NC Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Kannapolis, WA 98185
Clark Funeral Home Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Kannapolis, WA 98185
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Kannapolis Mortuary
5423 21st Ave Ne
Kannapolis, WA 98185
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Ladys Funeral Home Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Kannapolis, WA 98185
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Whitley's Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Kannapolis, WA 98185

Kannapolis Funeral Home News

Obituary: Juanita S. Wayne
The family will receive friends at Whitleys Funeral Home , Kannapolis ... Donations may be made to NorthEast Foundation, 920 Church Street N, Concord, NC 28025.
http://davidsonnews.net/2010/11/04/obituary-juanita-s-wayne/

Roberts, Keith C.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years Doris (Martel) Roberts of Lewiston, his son Mark Roberts of Kannapolis, North Carolina, daughter Kathy (Roberts ... and his much beloved stepfather Clyde Barrington. A Funeral Mass will be held Monday in Lewiston.
http://www.postcrescent.com/article/20101105/APC010301/11050536/Roberts-Keith-C-

Ruby H. Walker
Visitation at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home, Bogalusa, LA beginning at 10:00 a.m. with Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 29, 2010. Memorial contributions may be made to the Louisiana Baptist Children's Home, P.O. Box 4196, Monroe, LA 71211.
http://obits.nola.com/obituaries/nola/obituary.aspx?n=ruby-h-walker&pid=146276269

Saturday's obituaries
Dotson of Kannapolis; one sister ... 383 Main St., Hudson, NC 28638. Online condolences may be left at www.greer-mcelveenfuneralhome.com. Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. Fred Johnson Fred McKinley Johnson of Winston ...
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Lady's Funeral Home
Offers services and information on funerals, cremation, preneed planning, caskets and vaults, cremation caskets, urns, and pet urns. Located in Kannapolis, North Carolina.
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Call (704) 935-4577 . Whitley's Funeral Home Offers Traditional Funeral Services and Cremation Services ... 1748 Dale Earnhardt Blvd. - Kannapolis, NC 28083 ...
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