ANDERSON — Kenneth E. DeLong, 81, of Anderson, passed away on June 23, 2013, at Countryside Manor Health Care.
He was born on May 10, 1932, in Traders Point, Ind. Kenneth graduated from Anderson High School in 1950. He served his country in the U.S. Army as a cook and military police during the Korean War.
He retired from St. John’s and worked at Linders and Delco Remy as a cook.
He was a member of Cross Roads United Methodist Church, Masons and Methodist Men.
Kenneth is survived by his children, Debbie (Jeff) Wellons, and Darla (Lauri Fisher) Howearth; siblings, Katherine (Gene) Hamm, Charles David (Kay) DeLong, Norma Murdock, Betty Edwards, and Frank Jr. (Kathy) DeLong; grandchildren, Rachael (Grant) Rutledge, Heather Howearth and Hope Howearth; great-grandchildren, Connor Rowell, Chandler Richardson and Cameron Rutledge; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by wife, Janice “Nadine” (Westerfield) DeLong; parents, Cassie Lavon (Miller) and Frank DeLong; and siblings, Charles Edward DeLong and Annie Daily.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 W. 53rd St., Anderson.
Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Pastor John Hackney officiating.
Burial will take place in the Anderson Memorial Park with flag presentation by the U.S. Army.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cross Roads United Methodist Church.
Post online condolences at www.loosecares.com or www.theheraldbulletin.com.