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Kenneth Howard Newkirk

September 24, 1946 ~ March 30, 2017 (age 70)

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  Kenneth Howard Newkirk,
Age 70, of Martinsville, OH, passed away Thursday night, March 30, 2017 at the Bethesda North Hospital in Montgomery, Ohio.  
 He was born September 24, 1946 in Westboro, OH, son of the late Charles Stanley & Beatrice Opal (Collins)Newkirk.   On November 24, 1967  in Westboro, Ohio,  he married Sandra Lynn Dunihue, who survives.
Kenneth worked for Local 265 in the Cincinnati Area and had been a member of the Blanchester Eagles.

In addition to his wife other surviving family members are his 3 sons- Ken Lee (Lou) Newkirk of Wilmington, Benjamin Charles Newkirk of Martinsville, OH, &  Michael Wayne (Katreena) Newkirk of Clarksville, OH; 7 grandchildren; 3 sisters- Sue, Pam, & Robin; and a brother- Bill.
In addition to his parents,  Ken was preceded in death by 3 brothers- Charles, Donnie, & Timmie.
Private memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family..  Ken's ashes will be scattered on the farm, where he loved being with his family and working the soil.
The Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home, Wilmington, has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Contributions in Ken's memory  may be made to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.  To sign the online guest book, please go to

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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