Kenneth V. Crowell Eaton — Kenneth V. Crowell, 95, of Eaton, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday morning, Nov. 6, 2013. Born in Eaton, he was a son of the late Albert & Ruth (Winholt) Crowell. Mr. Crowell retired as the manager of the Lakengren Sewage Department and had formerly served as manager for Lakengren. A lifelong farmer in Lanier and Jefferson Townships, he was a member of the Preble County Farm Bureau. He formerly worked in the 1940's for the Inland Division of General Motors in Dayton; in later years for Eddie Nave Construction in Preble County; and as a school bus driver from 1957-1962 for New Paris/Jefferson schools.. He was a member of the West Alexandria Church of the Brethren and was a former member and Sunday School Superintendent for the St. Paul United Methodist Church in New Paris. He always had a joke to tell and enjoyed woodworking, making clocks and plaques from cypress wood. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by beloved wife Mildred I. (Brower) Crowell on May 13, 2012; brother Gerald Crowell and sister Claudine Hoke. He is survived by children Larry Crowell and wife Ruth Ann of Englewood; Howard Crowell and wife Joann of Richmond, Indiana; Karen Kirk and husband Chuck of Germantown; Monita Clark and husband Jim of Arcadia, Florida; and Rhonda Lee and husband John of Eaton; 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; sister Ruth Miller and husband Robert of Eaton. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 11, at the Robert L. Crooks Funeral Center at Preble Memory Gardens, West Alexandria with Pastor Brody Rike presiding. Memorial contributions may be made to the West Alexandria Church of the Brethren, 22 E. Oak St.,West Alexandria, OH 45381. Online condolences at www.rlcfc.com. Burial was in Mound Hill Cemetery, Eaton.