Kenneth D. Farris
WICKLIFFE — Kenneth D. Farris, age 68, of Wickliffe, Ky., died at 3:05 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2013, at his home.
He was born on May 20, 1944, in Diswood, Ill., to Marion and Irene Huffman Farris. He married Penny Weber on August 15, 1964. She survives.
Kenny was a member of Lake Milligan Baptist Church, Alexander-Pulaski Sportsmen’s Club and Elk’s Lodge No. 0651 in Cairo, Ill. He was a farmer.
He is survived by his wife, Penny Farris of Wickliffe; one daughter, Misti (Paul) Blandford of Lodi, Calif.; two sons, Brad (Wendy) Farris of Kevil, Ky., and David (Elaine) Farris of Lone Oak, Ky.; six granddaughters, Paige Olson of Castlewood, S.D., Alexis, Madelyn and Jillian Blandford, all of Lodi, Calif., and Erin and Anna Lynn Farris, both of Lone Oak; one step granddaughter, Brittany Dakin of Mound City, Ill.; one stepgrandson, Lance Dakin of Wickliffe; one stepgreat-grandson, Landen Dakin also of Wickliffe; his father, Marion Farris of Olive Branch, Ill.; one sister, Carol Ann Cox of Henderson, Ky.; one brother, Ronald (Edna) Farris of Paducah; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
A gathering for friends and family will be held from 2 p.m. until the time of service on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill.
Memorial services for Kenny Farris will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at the funeral home with Rev. Verlee Eaker officiating.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and will be accepted at the funeral home.
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