Kenneth Lee Beachy
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Kenneth Lee Beachy
Mr. Beachy was born March 11, 1954, in Plain City, Ohio, to Lester E. and Ida (Yoder) Beachy.
Living most of his lifetime in LaGrange County, he worked while in high school as a bagger and stocked shelves at the former Purity Market in LaGrange. In 1972, he graduated from Lakeland High School and then moved to Colorado for many years and worked for Pella Windows as a truck driver.
After returning to LaGrange County, he continued to drive a truck for Woodland Park in Middlebury and was currently driving for Smoker Craft in New Paris. He was the happiest behind the wheel of his truck and with his trucking buddies. Ken drove all over the United States and Canada and made many friends along the way.
Ken is survived by his mother, Ida Beachy, LaGrange; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Dorothy and Clayton Stevens, Howe, Bonnie Eagleson and Betty Schummer, both of Angola; brother, Ronnie Beachy, LaGrange; nine nieces and nephews; and seven great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lester Beachy; sister, Donna Sue Beachy; and nephew, Willem "Pooh" Schummer.
A memorial service will take place Saturday, Oct. 27, at noon at Frurip-May Funeral Home, 309 W. Michigan St., LaGrange. The Rev. Russell Hepler will officiate the service.
A memorial visitation will take place at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the noon service time Saturday, Oct. 27.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be left for the family at www.fruripmayfuneralhome.com.
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