Kenneth R. Williams

Kenneth R. Williams

October 20, 1944 - August 16, 2021

Kenneth R. Williams, 76, of Corbin passed away Monday, August 16, 2021, at Pineville Community Hospital. Born October 20, 1944, he was the son of the late Martin VanBuren Williams and Osha Wooten Williams.

Kenneth worked for many years as a press operator at American Greeting Card Company.  He was currently working as a greeter at Wal-Mart in Corbin where he showed friendliness and kindness to customers and friends.

In addition to his father and mother, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Sondra Williams; sister, Lois Campbell; sister, Anna Gail Davis; grandson, Benjamin Goodin; and great grandson, Steven Charles Wayne Strunk.

He leaves behind his son, Gary (Ann) Williams of Pineville; son, Marty (Crystal) Williams of Corbin; honorary son, Jeff Brumback; grandchildren: Carley Reeves, Spencer Williams, Sondra Williams, Katelynn Richmond, Taylor Napier, Christopher Williams, and Clayton Goodin; great grandchildren: Kyle Murphy and Andrew Cole Murphy; sister, Stella Williams; brother, Jerry Williams; and brother, John France.  He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

He was dearly loved and will be deeply missed.

A celebration of life will be held at 8:00 P.M. Friday, August 20, 2021, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Daniel N. Hidlebaugh officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 P.M. at Hart Funeral Home, located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin.

  • Sandy W
    Posted at 18:02h, 17 August Reply

    He was such a sweet man ! Sorry for you lost.

  • Kasey
    Posted at 23:47h, 17 August Reply

    My daughter called him papaw. Everyone in my family loved chatting with him and it really won’t be the same.

  • Susan Woolum
    Posted at 00:49h, 18 August Reply

    Such a sweet person he was always smiling when seen at Walmart.Heaven surly gained a true angel.

  • Amy
    Posted at 11:44h, 18 August Reply

    Sorry for your loss, Mr William’s always chatted with us upon entering and leaving Walmart. He will definitely be missed by everyone!

  • Megan Young
    Posted at 15:41h, 18 August Reply

    Kenneth was one of my favorite folks when I went to Walmart. I always checked in on him and worried about him and his health. Prayers to all the family.

  • Darrell &Kim Barnett
    Posted at 18:11h, 18 August Reply

    We are so sorry for your loss. My husband Darrell worked with Kenny at American Greetings. When Kenny started working at Walmart is when I met him. We will miss seeing him there at Walmart waving and asking how we are. He never saw a stranger. We are praying for your family. God Bless You All!

  • Lynn Fox
    Posted at 10:34h, 19 August Reply

    Kenneth was a very sweet person and he had the best personality. His job suited him so good because of his personality. My husband and I will surely miss his big smile greeting us. I’m so sorry for your Loss. My prayers are with all the family during this sad time. God bless each one of his family and loved ones. He will be missed.

  • Melissa & Kermit
    Posted at 11:11h, 19 August Reply

    So Sorry for you loss, He was always a pleasure to talk to when we went in Walmart, such a sweet and kind soul, God Bless; and Prayers for the family

  • Joann Hornsby
    Posted at 13:27h, 19 August Reply

    Kenneth was one of a kind, I know his family will miss him as will all the lives he touched. One of the best. Always smiling and happy never met a stranger. God bless his family and friends.

  • Sarah Smith
    Posted at 20:49h, 19 August Reply

    Such a beautiful soul. A very kind and sweet man. Always smiling and so welcoming. My girls and I always looked forward to seeing him when entering Walmart. We were unable to hold back our emotions when we entered today and instead of seeing his smiling face, we saw the memorial display. We did not know this man outside of seeing him at Walmart, but we will miss his presence all the same. Prayers of peace and condolences to his family and loved ones.

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