Kenneth Laroy Willard, 75, of Lexington, Missouri, passed away on Monday, December 27, 2021, at New Haven Living Center in Odessa, Missouri.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the family in care of Les Willard. Memories of Kenneth and condolences for his family may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com
or on our Facebook Page. Arrangements have been entrusted to Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home, 1720 South Street, Lexington, MO, 64067.
Kenneth was born on August 17th, 1946, to James T. and Rosalie (Kelley) Willard. Kenneth worked as a manager at Whitaker Cable Company. Kenneth will be remembered for enjoying time with family and friends, fishing, making stained glass, and playing guitar. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR and supporting the Raiders football and Royals baseball teams.
He is survived by his son, Russell Willard and wife Rebecah of New Port Richie, Florida; four grandchildren, Zach Willard, Jacob Taber, Damien Loyd, and Jaedon Willard; two great-grandchildren, Braxton and Alexander; three brothers, Les Willard of Lexington, MO, James Willard and wife Jane of Kansas City, MO, Larry L. Willard of West Plains, MO; partner in life, Karen Stevens of Warren, OH; and many nieces and nephews.
Kenneth is preceded in death by daughter, Dawn Renee Willard; parents, James T. and Rosalie (Kelley) Willard; and nephew, Christopher Willard.