Kevin Dewayne Early, Sr., 52, of Battle Creek, passed away Thursday, November 19, 2020. He was born October 20, 1968 in Battle Creek, MI the son of Kenneth and Linda Marie (Canales) Griffin. Kevin graduated from Battle Creek Central, class of 1986. He worked for TRMI for 20 plus years, before he had to retire due to medical issues. He married Stephanie Archie on July 14, 2012 in Battle Creek. Kevin was a participant in the Cool People of Battle Creek and volunteered many hours working with the youth of Battle Creek. He loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed playing cards, going to the casino, singing, dancing, and listening to music. Kevin had a huge heart and a great sense of humor. He was always up for an adventure.
He is survived by his wife: Stephanie; children: Kevin (Ashley Hinton) Early, Jr., A'Keya (Ramone) Davis, Alishae' Early, and India Early; 8 grandchildren; siblings: Melinda Early, Kela Griffin, and Joe, Dawn, Michael, Robert, Jerry, and Kimyatta Armstrong; step-siblings: Desiree Turner, Carmanita Graham, Kenneth Griffin, Jr., Kimberly Moore, Darlene Caper, Zina (George) Weems, and Marquita Taylor; and host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 28, 2020 from 12:00-3:00 PM at Bachman Hebble Funeral Service.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Linda Griffin; and his biological father, Joe Armstrong, Sr. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. (269)965-5145 www.bachmanhebble.com