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Edward Kenneth (Ken) Laws

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Edward Kenneth (Ken) Laws

AGE: 75 • Bear

Edward Kenneth (Ken) Laws, 75, of Bear, DE, passed away at home July 17, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.

A lifelong resident of Delaware, Ken was born in Newark on June 12, 1941. He was a graduate of Newark High School, a veteran of the Army National Guard and retired from a career at DuPont as a computer programmer. He had a love of horses, John Deere tractors, and he and his wife enjoyed their annual trips to Alpine Lake, WV.

Surviving to cherish his memory are his wife of nearly 50 years, Doreen C. Laws; a daughter Dawn Benson and her husband Mark of Newark; 8 grandchildren, Scott Estep, Taylor Benson, Abigail Benson, Mark Benson, Jr., Jenna Benson, Brennen Laws, Andrew Schaen and Payton Schaen; a sister Shelva Hendrickson and a brother, Harry Laws. In addition to his parents, Ken was preceded in death by his daughter Kelli A. Laws.

Services honoring his life will be held at 11:00 am on Friday July 22, 2016 at R.T Foard & Jones Funeral Home, 122 West Main St., Newark, DE 19711, with a visitation at the funeral home beginning at 10:00. Burial at Hickory Grove Cemetery will follow the service. To send condolences visit

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Published in The News Journal on July 20, 2016
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