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Kenneth Allen Self

September 2, 1972 — May 7, 2023

Owensboro

Kenneth Allen Self

 

Kenneth Allen “Kenny” Self, 50, of Owensboro, passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2023 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green.  He was born September 2, 1972 in Daviess County.  Kenny was employed by the Fluor Corporation for 18 years where he recently was promoted to Director of Operations.  He was a member of St. Martin Catholic Church.  Kenny was a 1990 graduate of Apollo High School and a 1994 graduate of the University of Kentucky where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.  He was a U. S. Air Force veteran having proudly served from 1994 until 1999 where he reached the rank of Captain.  Kenny was recently installed as the 2nd Vice-Commander at the American Legion Post #9.  Kenny was very involved with Owensboro Catholic High School where he had driven the school bus for the band and the soccer teams.  He also was a caller for Catholic High’s Bingo night and was on the building and grounds committee.  He enjoyed watching his children’s sporting events, officiated in basketball and volleyball, was a softball umpire, and enjoyed cooking out.  Kenny also coached youth baseball for a number of years and was in charge of the families Fourth of July fireworks show every year. 

 

Kenny is survived by his wife of 28 loving years, Jennifer Krampe-Self; his four sons, Thomas (23), Samuel (22), Aaron (19), and Isaac (12), all of Owensboro.  He is also survived by his father and stepmother, Allen and Sandy Self of Owensboro; his mother, Jackie Ashby of Owensboro; brother and sister-in-law, Todd and Jamie Self of Owensboro; mother and father-in-law, Becky and Larry Krampe of Owensboro; sisters-in-law, Michelle (Tim) McCoy of Bremen and Emily (Jeff) Edge of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; along with several nieces, nephews, and a great niece; and three stepbrothers, Brandon (Taylor) Alexander of Louisville, Derek (Lindsey) Alexander of Owensboro, and Nathan Alexander of Bowling Green.

 

Funeral services will be at 11 AM Friday, May 12, at St. Martin Catholic Church.  Burial and military honors will follow at St. Mary Magdalene Cemetery in Sorgho.  Visitation will be from 2 PM until 7 PM Thursday with prayers at 7 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory and from 9 AM until the time of the service Friday at St. Martin’s.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Self Children’s Memorial Fund, c/o of any Independence Bank.  Messages or condolences to the family can be shared at www.glenncares.com.

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Visitation

Thursday, May 11, 2023

2:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Visitation

Friday, May 12, 2023

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Martin Catholic Church

Highway 81, Owensboro, 42301

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Friday, May 12, 2023

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

St. Martin Catholic Church

5856 KY-81, Owensboro, KY 42301

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Friday, May 12, 2023

12:00 - 12:30 pm (Central time)

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