Kenneth Raymond McMann, son of the late Lloyd and Florence (Schufelt) McMann, was born on November 29, 1936 in Ballston Spa, New York, and passed away on October 4, 2011 in St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, following a sudden illness. He was 74 years, 11 months and five days of age.
Kenneth grew up on a farm in Ballston Spa and attended Ballston Spa High School. During his youth he participated in the area fairs, parading horses. When he was seventeen, he entered the military where he finished his education. Following his discharge, he was employed for General Electric as a nuclear engineer.
While living in Ballston Spa, Kenneth built his own home and had his own beautiful garden.
He was united in marriage to Pamela Beauregard on August 27, 1988 in Burkesville, Kentucky.
Kenneth enjoyed spending time on his farm, working and taking care of his animals and plants. His life was full of exciting adventures. He was also very feisty and loved to have fun.
He was a loving husband, a great father, and a wonderful grandfather. He will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved him.
Kenneth was baptized in 1974 as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and remained a faithful publisher until his demise.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Howard McMann.
He is survived by his wife, Pamela McMann of their home in Cabool, Missouri; one daughter, Tereasa Lynn McMann of Cabool; two stepdaughters, Lisa Diane Knobloch of Willow Springs, Missouri, and Rachele Angelique Graham of Cabool; one brother, Donald “Duke” McMann; a special niece, Shannon, whom he helped raise; seven stepgrandchildren, Louis Purcell, Kimberly Amanda Kay, Ashley Angelique Kay, Joshua Daniel Eisenhouer, Brendon Eric Knobloch, Rachell Diana Gann and Freddy Gann; and other relatives and friends.
Memorial services provided by the family were held in the Kingdom Hall at Cabool on Saturday, October 8, 2011, at 3:00 p.m.
Burial was in Lone Star Cemetery. Burial and arrangements were under the direction of the Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home, Mtn. Grove, Missouri.