Kenneth Wayne Beal Sr., 76, Lawson, Mo., passed away August 5, 2018 at Northcare Hospice House.
Kenneth was born December 23, 1941 to Horace and Ottie (Knighten) Beal in Jacksonville, Ala. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Kenneth worked at various manufacturing plants throughout his career. He was a longtime member of Union Baptist Church in Orrick, Mo., and a current member of Old Union Christian Union Church in Lawson, Mo. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and watching sports and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Ethel, and niece, Arlyn Beal.
He is survived by his second wife, Retta of the home; son, Kenneth Jr. and his wife, Lisa Marie Beal of Liberty, Mo.; daughter, Lisa and husband, Benny Oliver of Excelsior Springs, Mo.; step-son, Stephen and wife, Valerie Foster of Lawson, Mo.; brothers, Curtis and wife, Sue of Jacksonville, Ala., Ronald and wife, Karyl of Spring Hill, Tenn., and Earl Beal and wife, Kathy of Marion, N.C.; five grandchildren; two step grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., Thursday, August 9, 2016 at Old Union Christian Union Church, Lawson, Mo., with service following. Burial at Woodland Cemetery with full military honors. In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial contributions to Old Union Christian Union Church, Veterans Community Project, or charity of choice.
Arrangements are in care of Bross & Spidle Funeral Home Lawson Chapel, Lawson, Mo.