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Jordan Samuel Kitchen, 18

Jordan Samuel Kitchen, 18

Jordan Samuel Kitchen, 18, of Mills River went to be home with his Lord and Savior Saturday, July 13, 2013.

He was born in Henderson County and graduated from West Henderson High School with the class of 2013. Jordan was an outstanding golfer and high school champion. He was employed by Shank's Driving Range in Greenville, S.C., and worked part time for his uncle.

Jordan loved everyone he ever met on the golf course, and was considered a great all-around person by his teachers, fellow students, teammates, and all who knew him. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman. Jordan was baptized in Rutherfordton at Bible Tabernacle and attended Upward Christian Fellowship.

He is survived by his loving mother, Teresa S. Kitchen of Mills River; sister, Brooke Kitchen of Charlotte; nephew, Caiden Karges; and many cousins, aunts, uncles and extended family members.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Upward Christian Fellowship. The Reverends Joe Green and Anthony Craver will officiate. Burial will follow at Mill Pond Cemetery where Jordan will be laid to rest beside his maternal grandparents. The family will receive friends from noon to 3 p.m. at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Jordan Kitchen Memorial Fund at Macon Bank in Brevard or Hendersonville.

An online guest book and sympathy card are available at

Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.