A Life Remembered: Kenneth Whitworth, a Devoted Veteran and Family Man. On November 27, 2023, the world bid farewell to Kenneth Whitworth, an 88-year-old resident of Horse Cave. Known for his unwavering dedication to his family and his service in the Korean War, Kenneth’s passing leaves behind a legacy of love and sacrifice. As a member of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church and a native of Breckenridge County, his life was marked by faith and community. Join us as we honor his memory and celebrate a life well-lived.
Kenneth Whitworth Obituary
Remembering the Life of Kenneth Whitworth
Passing of Kenneth Whitworth
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Kenneth Whitworth on November 27, 2023, at the age of 88. He peacefully left this world at TJ Samson Community Hospital in Horse Cave. Kenneth was a beloved member of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church and hailed from Breckenridge County, Kentucky. As we mourn his loss, let us celebrate the remarkable life he lived.
Background and Personal Life
Kenneth Whitworth was a man of great character and strength. Born and raised in Breckenridge, he proudly served his country during the Korean War, demonstrating his unwavering dedication and bravery. Throughout his life, Kenneth was known for his unwavering faith and commitment to his community. He was a pillar of strength and a source of inspiration to all who knew him.
Family and Relationships
Kenneth Whitworth’s legacy extends far beyond his military service and community involvement. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, cherishing the bonds he shared with his loved ones. Although he experienced the heartache of losing his parents, Everett Franklin Whitworth and Audrey Pearl Whitworth, as well as his daughter Kim Dahl and his beloved wife Geraldine “Gerri” Whitworth, Kenneth’s love for his family never wavered.
He is survived by his two daughters, Belinda McGaha (Billy) and Lisa Reynolds (James), who will continue to carry on his legacy of love and strength. Kenneth leaves behind a beautiful tapestry of family connections, including eight grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. His memory will forever be cherished by his brother, Everett Ray Whitworth, who shared a special bond with him.
Funeral services to honor Kenneth Whitworth’s life will be held at Winn Funeral Home on Friday, December 1, 2023, at twelve o’clock in the afternoon. Following the ceremony, he will be laid to rest at Bethel Cemetery in Irvington, Kentucky. Visitation will take place at Winn Funeral Home on Thursday, November 30, 2023, from 1 to 7 o’clock in the evening, and on Friday, November 31, 2023, from 8 o’clock in the morning until the time of the ceremony. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations to Winn Funeral Home to assist with the funeral expenses. To offer your condolences and share cherished memories, please visit www.winnfuneralhome.com.
Paying Tribute to Kenneth Whitworth
A solemn gathering will be held to honor the life and legacy of Kenneth Whitworth. The funeral services will take place at Winn Funeral Home on Friday, December 1, 2023, at twelve o’clock in the afternoon. This will be a time for family, friends, and community members to come together and celebrate the remarkable journey of Kenneth’s life. Let us join hands in remembrance and find solace in the shared memories we hold dear.
Following the funeral services, Kenneth Whitworth will be laid to rest at the serene Bethel Cemetery in Irvington, Kentucky. This final resting place will serve as a peaceful sanctuary where his memory can be cherished for generations to come. As we bid farewell to Kenneth, let us find comfort in knowing that his spirit will forever reside in our hearts.
Visitation is an opportunity for friends and loved ones to come together and offer their support during this difficult time. You are invited to pay your respects at Winn Funeral Home on Thursday, November 30, 2023, from 1 to 7 o’clock in the evening. Additionally, visitation will be held on Friday, November 31, 2023, from 8 o’clock in the morning until the time of the ceremony. Your presence and kind words will provide solace to the grieving family as they navigate through this period of loss.
Donations and Condolences
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations to Winn Funeral Home. Your contributions will help alleviate the financial burden associated with the funeral arrangements and ensure that Kenneth Whitworth’s memory is honored with dignity and respect. Your generosity will be deeply appreciated by the family during this challenging time.
If you would like to express your condolences and share cherished memories, please visit www.winnfuneralhome.com. Your words of comfort and support will provide strength to the family as they navigate through their grief. Let us come together as a community to uplift and surround them with love during this difficult period.
We mourn the passing of Kenneth Whitworth, a beloved member of the Horse Cave community. At 88 years old, Kenneth was a devoted family man and a veteran of the Korean War. He leaves behind a legacy of love and cherished memories. Funeral services will be held at Winn Funeral Home on December 1, 2023, followed by interment at Bethel Cemetery. Visitation will take place on November 30 and December 1. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations to Winn Funeral Home. Please visit www.winnfuneralhome.com to share your condolences. Our thoughts are with the Whitworth family during this difficult time.