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Age 84, of Magnolia, passed away Tuesday morning in his home. He was born in Mineral City, a son of the late William and Chloe (Fox) Barkheimer, and was a life resident of the Mineral City/Magnolia area. Kenny retired in 1993 as a Supervisor from Sparta Ceramic, after over 45 years service. He attended East Sparta United Methodist Church and was a member of Dover Moose Lodge over 50 years.
Preceded in death by four brothers, Raymond, Bill, Jim, and Howard, and his mother-in-law, Lucy Naus, who was very special to him. Survived by his wife, Martha L. Barkheimer, with whom he celebrated their 66th Wedding Anniversary on Feb. 1, 2013; his daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Gary Yoho, and his son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth G. and Jane Barkheimer, all of Magnolia; three grandchildren, Leisa (Donald) Dunham, Tracey (Mike) Reichard, and Troy (Euna) Yoho; six great-grandchildren, Emilee (Andrew) Humphrey, Jared and Natalie Reichard, Carri and Eric Yoho, and Leah Dunham; two great-great-granddaughters, Hannah and Haylee Humphrey; a sister-in-law, Ruth Anna Titus, of Kenton, Ohio; numerous nieces and nephews; his beloved cat, Mickey; and special friends, John and Kaaren Grodhaus.
Services will be held Sat. at 1 p.m. in the Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home in Magnolia with Pastor Peggy Garner and Pastor Steven M. Smith officiating. Interment in Greenlawn Cemetery in Sandyville. Friends may call Friday 6-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Kenny's memory may be made to the Troy Yoho Benefit Fund. Checks must be made to Magnolia United Methodist Church, with Troy's name on the Memo line, PO Box 417, Magnolia, OH 44643. Condolences may be sent to: www.gordonfuneralhomes.com
Gordon (330) 866-9425
Formet-Clevenger & Gordon Funeral Home
1803 Cleveland Avenue NW
Canton, OH 44709
Published in The Repository on Nov. 7, 2013