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Life Celebration Set for Rev. Robert Ned
By Cora Jackson-Fossett, Religion Editor
Published September 4, 2019

               Rev. Robert Ned (Courtesy photo)

A life celebration is planned for the Rev. Robert L. Ned, who passed away on Aug. 21. The homegoing service is set for Saturday, Sept. 7, at 10 a.m., at Bethel AME Church, 7900 S. Western Ave., in Los Angeles.

The Rev. Dwaine A. Jackson, pastor of Bryant Temple AME Church in L.A., will officiate and the Rev. Benjamin N. Thomas, pastor of Tanner AME Church in Phoenix, Arizona, will deliver the eulogy. The viewing will be held on Friday, Sept. 6, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Angelus Funeral Home, 3875 Crenshaw Blvd., in Los Angeles.

Ned served as pastor of many churches during his tenure as an AME itinerant elder. Ordained in 1981, he led congregations throughout Southern California and San Francisco as well as in Portland, Oregon; Kansas City, Missouri; and Tucson, Arizona. Also, he was the chaplain for the Santa Monica Police Department under then-Police Chief James T. Butts.

A native of Eunice, Louisiana, Ned enlisted in the U.S. Navy following his graduation from high school. After completing a four-year term in the military, he taught middle school in Louisiana. He relocated next to Los Angeles where he accepted the call to preach.

Ned served decades as a pastor before retiring in 2015. He then united with Bryant Temple AME Church and served as an active member until his passing.

Cherishing the memory of the Rev. Robert Ned are Charlotte, his wife of 24 years; daughter, Stephanie Kelley and two grandchildren of Fort Worth, Texas; son, Brian Gales and three grandchildren of Los Angeles; and many relatives and friends.

Categories: Celebration of Life | Religion

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