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Kenneth Wayne Townson

October 3, 1931 March 25, 2018
Kenneth Wayne Townson
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Obituary for Kenneth Wayne Townson

Kenneth Wayne Townson, 86, of Moss Point, MS, passed away on Sunday, March 25, 2018 in Pascagoula, MS. Kenneth was born on October 3, 1931in Decatur, IL to the late James E. and Grace F. Townson. He was raised in Rockford, IL and joined the United States Air Force in 1949. He was a radio operator, and served two years in Korea.
In addition to his parents, Kenneth was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Townson, and two sisters, Caroline Griffin and Geraldine McKenny.
He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Julia Eloise Linder Townson; children, Art (Becky) Townson, Rhonda Hager, Glenda Townson, and Linda (Bob) Maggard; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Patricia Polhamus; special friends, Freda and Darryl Stork, Gene and Charlotte Kirkland, Nick and Glenda Greer, and Mr. and Mrs. Lowery Smith; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The funeral service for Kenneth will be held on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Heritage Funeral Home in Escatawpa, MS beginning at 3:00 p.m. with Bro. Jack Andrews officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service. Entombment will follow at Machpelah Cemetery in Pascagoula, MS with C.D. Hill, Richard Maggard, Hunter Cole, Garrett Necaise, Jake Walker, and Tyler Thornton serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Brett Cooper, Nick Nicholson, Andy Dunn, Bobby Maggard, Matt Thornton, and Nick Greer.


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Visitation

Wednesday

28

Mar

2:00 PM 3/28/2018 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 3/28/2018 3:00:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home

9721 MS-63
Moss Point, MS 39562

Heritage Funeral Home
9721 MS-63 Moss Point 39562 MS
United States

Service

Wednesday

28

Mar

3:00 PM 3/28/2018 3:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 3/28/2018 4:00:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home

9721 MS-63
Moss Point, MS 39562

Heritage Funeral Home
9721 MS-63 Moss Point 39562 MS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Machpelah Cemetery Final Resting Place

5112 Machpelah Street
Pascagoula, MS 39567

5112 Machpelah Street Pascagoula 39567 MS
United States
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