Kenneth Lacey

Kenneth LaceyKenneth Lynn Lacey, 66, of Rushville died at 9:13 a.m. Nov. 14, 2015, at his residence.

He was born March 4, 1949, in Macomb, a son of Walter E. and Inez E. Marion Stoneking. He was adopted and raised by Paul B. and Hazel F. Estes Lacey.

Surviving are three daughters, Katrina (and John McMillan) Kirkham of Quincy, Tammy (and Josh “Chubby” Stambaugh) Sipes of Rushville and Patty (and Daniel) Murphy of Winchester; two brothers, Harold Stoneking of Astoria and Frank Stoneking of Guthrie, Okla.; three sisters, Wilma (and David) Pavin of Zion, and Estella C. Trebbe and Clevella E. Herring, both of Scotts Valley, Calif.; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his birth parents and his adopted parents; two brothers, George Stoneking and Richard Stoneking; and one sister, Margaret Russell.

He graduated from Rushville High School. He was a farmer and worked for Vincent and Sill Heating, Cooling and Plumbing in Ursa before retiring.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville with Mr. David Haney officiating. Inurnment will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, at the Arcadia Cemetery north of Jacksonville. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the time of services on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Schuyler County Humane Society.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 11/18/2015


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