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David E. Kenworthy

August 18, 1934 ~ February 18, 2019 (age 84)

David E. Kenworthy, age 84 of Covington, passed away Monday, February 18, 2019 at the Hospice Inpatient Unit, Troy.  David was born in West Milton on August 18, 1934 to the (late) William Sherman & Josephine (Hall) Kenworthy; was a U.S. Army Reserve veteran; graduate of Bradford High School, Class of 1953; had previously worked for Hartzell Propeller, Minnich Bros., BF Goodrich, Hobart & Miami Industries, McCall’s-Dayton Press and retired from Delphi Chassis (Inland-GM); was a farmer for 43 years; previously was a School Bus Driver for Covington Schools and a Sub Bus Driver for Bradford Schools; his home church was Bradford Church of the Brethren; had received recognition for traveling with the Bradford High School Band; and liked his Silver King Tractors and John Deere equipment.  Preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Joseph, Donald, & Willard Kenworthy; and four sisters, Margaret Beetley, Katherine VanKirk, Naomi Landis, & Lucille Landis.  David is survived by his wife of 61 years, Phyllis (Keihl) Kenworthy; two daughters and son-in-law, Vicki Kenworthy of Covington, Cheryl & Doug Rodgers of Troy; three grandchildren, Shelby Rodgers of Troy, Abby & husband, Chris Hatley of Camden, Tennessee, Hillary & husband, Jared Carlson of Nampa, Idaho; seven great-grandchildren, Christopher Hatley, Kami Grubb, Kady Hatley, Isabella, Allyse, Emory & Oakley Carlson; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  Funeral service 12:00 Noon Monday at the Bradford Church of the Brethren with Pastor John Shelton officiating.  Interment Miami Memorial Park Cemetery, Covington with Military Honors provided by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad.  Visitation 10:00 AM Monday until time of service at the church.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Ohio Hospice of Miami County. Condolences may be left for the family at

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Hospice of Miami County
P.O.Box 502, Troy, OH 45373,

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