Wayne Allen Kenney was born May 16, 1940, the son of Marvin and Gladys (McQuitty) Kenney, at the family home west of Rich Hill. He passed away Sunday, June 29, 2008, at his home of pancreatic cancer. Wayne attended school and was a graduate of Rich Hill High School, class of 1958.
He was united in marriage to Raymona Irene Luther, on Nov. 20, 1960, at the Methodist Church, in Rich Hill; to this union two daughters were born. Wayne was a self employed truck driver and retired from trucking in May 2008. He enjoyed tractors as a hobby. Wayne attended church at Double Branch Christian Church.
Wayne was preceded in death by his wife Raymona on Nov. 10, 1976; his parents; and sister Lois McCoy. He is survived by his two daughters, Wendy and her husband Ron Morton, of Joplin, and Lisa and her husband Craig Sumner, of Rich Hill; three grandchildren, Roxie Jennings, of Joplin, Jamie Sumner, of Rich Hill, and Justin Sumner, of Leavenworth, Kan.; one sister, Dixie and her husband Terry Hoeper, of Rich Hill, and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held today, July 2, at 10 a.m., at Heuser Funeral Home, in Rich Hill, with Rhonda Headley officiating. Interment will follow at Balltown Cemetery, in Horton, Mo. Pallbearers are: Jim Entrikin, Ralph Hood, Ronnie Shutters, Larry McCoy Sr., David Rogers and Dylann Tourtillott.