Rev. Kenneth Floyd Sechler, 76, of Harmony, N.C., died Sunday, February 20, 2022, at the Gordon Hospice House in Statesville, N.C. Born in Buncombe County, N.C., on August 3, 1945, he was a son of the late Floyd C. Sechler and Ella Queen Sechler.

He was the pastor of Grace Bible Church for 51 years and for 33 years operated Old Butler Mill Refinishing and Antiques. He enjoyed fishing, antique hunting and was devoted to his family and his church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Wendy S. Feimster.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Inez Davis Sechler; a daughter, Tina S. Byrd (Billy); four grandchildren, Colt Feimster (Taylor), Haley Hall (Steve), Chance Feimster and Lindsay Campbell. Also surviving are one great grandchild, Levi Hall, and a step grandson, Shane Byrd.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Grace Bible Church at 505 Butler Mill Road in Harmony with Rev. Sam Davis and Tina S. Byrd officiating. Burial will take place privately at Yadkin Valley Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service at the church. For those who wish, the service will be live streamed at

Special thanks go out to the members of the Harmony Volunteer Fire Department and the Iredell County EMS as well as the staff of the Gordon Hospice House.

Condolences may be sent online to the family to Memorials may be given to the Gordon Hospice House, c/o Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Nicholson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

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