Kenneth Heathcock

June 12, 1909 - April 24, 2002
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Kenneth B. Heathcock, 92, of New Philadelphia, died Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2002, in Union Hospital, following a brief illness.Born Jun. 12, 1909, he was a son of the late Horace and Ethel C. Gross Heathcock. Kenneth attended New Philadelphia High School. He married Irene A. Jentes on Mar. 7, 1936. Irene died on Jan. 31…

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Kenneth B. Heathcock, 92, of New Philadelphia, died Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2002, in Union Hospital, following a brief illness.Born Jun. 12, 1909, he was a son of the late Horace and Ethel C. Gross Heathcock. Kenneth attended New Philadelphia High School. He married Irene A. Jentes on Mar. 7, 1936. Irene died on Jan. 31, 1997. Kenneth retired from Greer Steel Co., Dover, in 1973, following thirty-eight years of service.He was a member of First Christian Church, New Philadelphia, AARP, and the United Steelworkers Retirees. Kenneth enjoyed bowling and gardening.Survivors include two daughters, Gwen A. (Roger H.) Klein of Massillon, and Jane E. (David M.) Peoples of New Philadelphia; five grandchildren, Jeffrey Klein, Joanne (Nathan) Hollinger, Janice (Mike) Daughenbaugh, Carl (Nicki) Peoples, and Clayton (Ivy) Peoples; five great-grandchildren, Andrea, Kayla, Alexa, Trista, and Brock Hollinger; several nieces and nephews.In addition to his parents, and his wife, Irene, he was preceded in death by a sister, Venetta Heathcock, and a brother, Byron Heathcock.A funeral service will be held Saturday, Apr. 27, 2002, at 2 p.m., in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home, New Philadelphia. Burial will be in East Avenue Cemetery, New Philadelphia. Visitation will be Friday, 7-9 p.m., and Saturday, 1-2 p.m., in the funeral home.

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Born: June 12, 1909
Died: April 24, 2002

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Mary Beth Bridenbaugh posted on 4/26/02

Gwen, Jane and families, I am so sorry for the passing of your dad. When I came into work Thursday I was just stunned. I just wish I could have been there for you and with you..My heart and prayers are with you all....God bless Mary Beth Bridenbaugh RN

 

Pat & Bud Shepard posted on 4/26/02

Jane & Gwen, Bud & I are so sorry about Grandpa Ken's death. Our prayers are with you and your families. The arms that are holding you both now are the arms that will never let either of you go. May God's loving embrace bring you comfort today. In His Love, Bud & Pat Shepard

 

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