A Destiny Fulfilled: Dr. Kevin Renfro
Dr. Kevin James “Niner” Renfro
June 3, 1969 – July 5, 2018
The final edited copy of “Tetelestai” was submitted to the publisher on January 9, 2018, and revised on December 11, 2018 to include Kevin’s memorial.
Kevin entered Hospice on February 19, 2018, when his respiratory system began to fail. He lived to see “Tetelestai: The Renfro Family Faith Walk” book released and participate in the first book signing on April 28, 2018.
Micah married Sierra on May 11, 2018, and Kevin lived to see them marry.
Kevin fulfilled his destiny, and lived to see everything he asked God to allow him to see. Truly, we serve a faithful God!
Romans 8:38-39, "For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord." (NIV)
Dr. Kevin James “Niner” Renfro, age 49, went to be with His Lord, Jesus Christ on Thursday, July 5, 2018.
Kevin is survived by his parents James “Ronnie” Renfro and Barbara Forry Renfro; his wife Donna Renfro; his son Micah James Renfro and wife Sierra Danielle Renfro, and daughter Miranda Audrey-Ruth Renfro Taylor and husband Brandon Edward Taylor; his granddaughter Raelynn Elizabeth Taylor; his sisters Kimberly Renfro Evans and Kasey Renfro Archer and their husbands James Evans, and Stephen Archer; his father and mother-in-law John and Dava Lee Russell; his sister and brother-in-law David and Ginger Christian; his nieces and nephews Julia Barlow, Joshua Christian, Logan Archer, Lyndsey Evans, and Landon Archer.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Oscar and Audrey Renfro and Irwin “Bud” Forry and Bernice Forry.
Dr. Kevin Renfro earned multiple degrees including a bachelor degree from E.T.S.U. where he also played baseball. He furthered his education by completing a Master of Biblical Studies and Doctorate of Biblical Counseling. He worked for Superior Industries as a maintenance foreman and OSHA safety coordinator. Additionally, he faithfully served his family, church, and community. Kevin’s priorities were God, his family, and then his church. He strived for excellence in everything he did, being the best husband, father, son, brother, and grandfather. Baseball was Kevin’s passion from an early age, excelling in sports as a competitive athlete, holding the number two batting average in the state of Tennessee while in high school.