- Local Guide
Kelly B. Hennon, 53, of Botkins, died at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013, following a sudden illness.
He was born Aug. 23, 1959, in Lima.
His mother and step-father, Letha and Donald Method, survive in New Knoxville. On March 14, 1981, he married Lorie A. Ott, and she survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Danielle Eigenbrod and fiancĂ©e Richard Gerstner, of Botkins, and Melanie Hennon, of Botkins; four grandchildren, Kellan Eigenbrod, Aidan Eigenbrod, Bria Gerstner, and Brayden Leach; four siblings, Richard Hennon, of St. Marys, Bill (Diane) Method, of Wapakoneta, Jean (Steve) Turner, of Waynesfield, and Sandra (Dennis) McLaughlin, of Beaver, Pa.
A farmer, Kelly worked as a construction coordinator with Time Warner Cable, Lima. He served in Korea with the U.S. Army. While attending Spencerville High School, he played football and was a member of FFA. He was also a member of the 4-H and showed livestock. Kelly raised livestock, but his passion was farming.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, St. Rt. 501, Wapakoneta. Burial will follow in the Loramie Valley Cemetery in Botkins, where military service will be conducted by the Wapakoneta VFW.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Heart Association.
Condolences may be expressed at bayliffandeleyfh.com.
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