Kenneth Eugene Stought, 77, of Carlisle, passed away Saturday, May 15, 2021, at Forest Park Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born Dec. 1, 1943, in Mechanicsburg, son of the late John and Grace (Souder) Stought.
Ken is survived by his wife of 53 years, Dorie L. (Kuntz) Stought. Children: Todd Stought, Newville; Sheri (husband, Tom) Burke, Carlisle; and Troy Stought, Newville. Granddaughters: Sammi, Emmi, Bentli Burke; and Shelby Stought. Brother: Robert (wife, Deborah) Stought, Carlisle.
Ken was a retired cable splicer/fiber optic lineman for United Telephone Co.
He was a Veteran of the Air National Guard of Pennsylvania and the Reserve of the United States Air Force.
In 1962, he graduated from Boiling Springs High School.
Ken faithfully attended and served as usher at the Big Spring Heights Church of God.
Ken loved spending time with his family, especially his granddaughters, who were his pride and joy. Ken enjoyed tinkering in the garage, driving his Jeeps, tractors, mowing lawns, and snow plowing his neighbors’ driveways. As an avid outdoorsman and farm boy at heart, he enjoyed hunting, gardening, and taking his dog, Max, four-wheeling.
Friends and family will be received from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, May 20, 2021. Pastor Chris Faylor will officiate the 11 a.m. funeral service at the Hoffman Funeral Home, 2020 W. Trindle Road, Carlisle.
Interment will follow at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Newville.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Big Spring Heights Church of God, 10 Mount Rock Road, Newville, Pa. 17241.
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