Kenneth Eugene Prugh Sr.
1943 - 2020
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Kenneth Eugene Prugh, Sr., 76, of Rural Valley, passed away on March 26, 2020 at his residence.

He was born on Dec. 4, 1943, to Ernest and Avanell (Cochran) Prugh in Kittanning, Pa.

Kenneth worked as a milkman for Better Dairy, a coal miner for 10 years, and as a foreman for McLaughlin Builders, Rural Valley.

He was a member of Dayton First Church of God, UMWA and enjoyed woodworking.

Kenneth is survived by his wife Karen (Palilla) Prugh; four daughters, Brenda A. (LeRoy) Beckett of Kittanning, Deborah L. Cooper of Kittanning, Maria (Mark) Patterson of Home, and Trisha (Jeremy) Walker of Dayton; son, Eric Hellgren of Rural Valley; three brothers, Ray Prugh of NuMine, Larry (Linda) Prugh of Elderton, and Barry (Joyce) Prugh of NuMine; a sister, Saranell (Thomas) Rocco of Rural Valley; 10 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Kenneth E. Prugh, Jr.; and a grandson, Andrew Patterson. All services will be held privately because of the COVID-19 guidelines. Burial will take place in the Harkleroad Cemetery, Rural Valley.



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Published in Leader Times on Mar. 28, 2020.
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March 27, 2020
KEN WAS A GREAT FREIND & MAN.HE ALWAYS HELPED US ON ANYTHING WE NEEDED AND TREATED US LIKE WE WERE FAMILY FROM THE MOMENT WE MET,I HOPE HE KNEW WE CONSIDERED HIM FAMILY ALSO.HE GOT ME STARTED CUTTING GRASS IN THE AREA,HELPED OUT IN MY HOBBIES AND WIFES CRAFTS AND OFFERED HIS HELP ON ANYTHING WE NEEDED.REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND UNTILL WE MEET AGAIN.YOU ARE ALREADY MISSED
Marc Kimberly
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