Kenneth Michael Araujo, Jr., 39, passed away Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023 in a Florence hospital.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023 in the chapel of Layton-Anderson Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Lynchburg Presbyterian Cemetery, Lynchburg, SC. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening February 7, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Michael was born in Florence, the son of Kenneth Michael Araujo, Sr. and Gaye Harker Araujo. He attended Peniel Baptist Church. Michael enjoyed playing music, working as a landscaper, and he loved animals.
Surviving are his parents of Darlington; two sisters, Allison (Jason) Pierce, Kelly (Dustin) Roeder; niece and nephews, Cade and Cate Frances Pierce, Cameron and Coleman Roeder; paternal grandparents, Helen and Gil Araujo; uncle Jim Harker and aunt Helen “Sissy” Araujo Harker, uncle Stan (Janet) Harker; and aunt, Lucy Harker (Bruce) Paulson.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Jimmy and Chris Harker.
Memorials may be made to the Florence Humane Society, P O Box 4808, Florence, SC 29502.
Online Condolences: Layton-Anderson Funeral Home
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Kenneth Michael Araujo, Jr., please visit our floral store.