Kenneth C. Shealy

March 13, 2010

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Visitation:
3/15/2010 08:00:00

Visitation 2:
3/15/2010 08:00:00

Service:
203 E. Mansfield St. New Washington OH 44854 3/27/2010 11:00:00

Kenneth Carl Shealy, age 83, of 304 East Street, New Washington, died Sunday, March 14, 2010 at the Bucyrus Hospital. He was born August 19, 1926 in Lykens Township to the late John C. and Esther (Schimpf) Shealy. On June 3, 1951 he married Virginia Alice Suver, who preceded him in death on October 4, 2004.
Surviving are two sons and a daughter-in-law, Bruce (Barbara Sawyer) Shealy of New Washington and Jay (Katherine) Shealy of Raleigh, N.C., a granddaughter, Kathryn Shealy of Washington, N.C. and a step grandson, Justin Blessing of New York City, NY. He is also survived by two brothers, Dalton (Eileen) Shealy of Bucyrus and Weldon (Vi) Shealy of Bucyrus and two sisters, Miriam (P.J.) Yaussy of Bucyrus and Doris (Kenneth) Strohm of New Washington and sister-in-law Neva Shealy. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and one brother, Ivan Shealy.
Kenneth was a 1944 graduate of New Washington High School. A US Army Veteran of WWII, he served in the European Theatre and was a member of American Legion Post 405. For 28 years he was employed at the S.J. Kibler Co. and worked for 12 years at Richards Landscaping before retiring. A lifelong member of the St. John’s Lutheran Church in New Washington, he served as a councilman and was a choir member for 38 years. He also served on the New Washington Village Council.
There will be a Memorial Service, Saturday, March 27, 2010, at 11:00 A.M. at the St. John’s Lutheran Church in New Washington, with Rev. Joseph Bartczak officiating. Burial will be at the St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in New Washington. Military honors will be presented by the New Washington American Legion Post #405. No calling hours will be observed. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com

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BRUCE,JAY,FAMILY, - Mar 26, 2010

SO SORRY ABOUT YOUR DAD,WOW WHERE TO START,IM SO GLAD TO HAVE HAD TWO YEARS WITH YOUR DAD AND YOU THE FAMILY,I REALLY ENJOYED THE TIME I SPENT WITH KEN, HE WAS MY SWEET PEA, WE HAD GOOD DAYS AND BAD DAYS WITH KEN BUT THE GOOD DAYS WON OVER THE BAD DAYS,KEN AND I REALLY CONNECTED THE FIRST COUPLE OF DAYS. KEN WILL ALWAYS HOLD A SPECIAL PLACE IN MY HEART.OUR SMPATHY IS WITH YOU ALL. FROM LAURIE THOMAS .

- Mar 26, 2010

SO SORRY ABOUT YOUR DAD,WOW WHERE TO START,IM SO GLAD TO HAVE HAD TWO YEARS WITH YOUR DAD AND YOU THE FAMILY,I REALLY ENJOYED THE TIME I SPENT WITH KEN, HE WAS MY SWEET PEA, WE HAD GOOD DAYS AND BAD DAYS WITH KEN BUT THE GOOD DAYS WON OVER THE BAD DAYS,KEN AND I REALLY CONNECTED THE FIRST COUPLE OF DAYS. KEN WILL ALWAYS HOLD A SPECIAL PLACE IN MY HEART.OUR SMPATHY IS WITH YOU ALL. FROM LAURIE THOMAS .

Carol Suver Ramsey - Mar 25, 2010

Bruce and Jay, I was so sadto hear about your Dad. I have happy memories of our trips to New Washington, to visit your house (and Grandma, and Chut, and Paul!) Your parents always welcomed us with smiles and a sandwich! So sorry for your loss.

Julie Suver Knightstep - Mar 23, 2010

My sympathy goes to the Shealy family. I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. I have a lot of wonderful memories of your Mom and Dad at Grandma’s house during our family get togethers. May God bless you.

Mark Ebbeskotte - Mar 17, 2010

I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to the entire Shealy family, and especially Bruce. You can take solace that Kenny is resting in the arms of his Lord.
My thoughts and prayers are with you, as are many others in the community.

The Robert Weithman Family - Mar 17, 2010

Our sympathy goes out to the entire family. You will remain in our thoughts and prayers.

Barb Pifher - Mar 17, 2010

Bruce Barb & Family-I was sorry to hear about your dad. He left you with alot of good memories. May those memories bring you peace and comfort in the days ahead. My deepest sympathy.

John and Sonya Hinklin - Mar 16, 2010

Bruce and Family, so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. He was a great man and we have many memories living across the street. May God be with you in this time of grief and my his blessings shine upon you.

Gene & Sharon Moore - Mar 16, 2010

To Bruce and family – our heartful smypathy to you in your time of grief. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Ruth Schimpf - Mar 16, 2010

I’m so sorry to hear about Kenneth’s passing. I have fond memories of him, especially his wedding to Virginia. It was the first wedding I ever attended and I’ve always loved the two of them for giving me – an innocent country kid – such a nice memory.