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James Kern Obituary

James (Tax Man) Kern
James (Tax Man) Kern

November 9, 1943 - March 28, 2018
Born in Detroit, Michigan
Resided in Knoxville, Tennessee
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James (Tax Man) Kern - age 74, of Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Parkwest Medical Center after a long battle with lung
and heart disease.

He was of the Catholic faith, attended the University of Detroit/Mercy and was preceded in death by his parents, George and Catherine Kern; son, Jim Kern, Jr., brothers, George and Donald Kern; and sister, Margaret Smith. He was an avid sports fan who loved following his children and grandchildren in all their activities.

Survivors: daughter, Maureen (Mark) Hoye of Milford, Michigan; sons, Tim (Karen) Kern of Clarkston, Michigan; and Kevin (Jennifer) Kern of Knoxville; daughter-in-law, Karen Kern of Highland, Michigan; grandchildren, Alissa Hoye, Nicholas Hoye, Emily Harris, Kasmin Kern, Kayley Kern, and Brandon Kern; great-granddaughter, Aria Wood;
Sister, Frances Anne Surface.

A Celebration of Life will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 9, 2018 at Milford United Methodist Church, 1200 Atlantic Street Milford, Michigan 48381.

Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway, is serving the family of Mr. Kern.

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James Kern
1200 Atlantic Street
Milford, Michigan USA 48381
Monday, April 9, 2018
11:00 AM



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