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Kenneth Larry Lanham

March 10, 1942 — July 29, 2023


Kenneth Larry Lanham


Kenneth Larry Lanham, 81, of Owensboro passed away Saturday July 29, 2023 at home with family by his side. Born March 10, 1942 in Daviess County to the late Joseph and Etheleen Lanham, Kenny grew up in the Knottsville area and was employed at Owensboro Municipal Utilities for over 30 years.

In addition to his parents, Kenny was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Marguerite Lanham, his daughter, Laura Jane Green in 2005, 4 brothers, Leon, Sherman, Francis, and Allen, a sister, Doris Payne, a brother-in-law, Gerald Haynes, and a sister-in law, Patricia Lanham.

Those left to honor and cherish his memory include 3 sons, Michael, David, and Martin; a daughter, Karen Ruffin; 13 grandchildren, Ryan, Jackson, Cody, Sheridan, Janie, Olivia, Matthew, Kyle, Jared, Abby, Mason, Chase, and Amanda; 3 sisters, Betty Haynes, Barbara Lanham, and Paula (Sam) Cecil; a brother-in-law, Robert Payne; and 5 great grandchildren.

The funeral mass for Kenny will be  11:00 am Wednesday, August 2 at St. Williams Catholic Church. The interment will be in Owensboro Memorial Gardens.  Care is provided by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to Glenn Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Western Kentucky, 3419 Wathens Crossing, Owensboro, KY 42301.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

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9525 KY-144, Philpot, KY 42366

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