Kenneth M. Harper, 64 of Zanesville, passed away peacefully on June 13, 2021 while under the care of Genesis Hospice at the Morrison House, surrounded by his loving family.
Kenny was born in Zanesville on December 23, 1956. He is the son of the late William R. and Elsie (Mahon) Harper. He retired from the Dollar General warehouse in 2017. You could always find Kenny at the Eldora Speedway sitting at turn 3, as he was an avid lover of Dirt Track Racing. Kenny enjoyed riding his motorcycle, riding bicycles with the kids, spending time with his friends and his dog, Pheobe. Most importantly he loved spending time with his wife, kids and grandchildren.
Kenny is survived by his wife, Sandy (West) Harper, whom he married on October 24, 2015; his daughter, Amanda (Parley) Dayton; his step-children, Joshua McCully, Ashley Sode, and Kallie Krouskoupf; his grandchildren, Colton, Blake, Ethan, and Karley; his step-grandchildren, Kameryn, Kruz, Kai, Kolbi, Mack, and Mav; his sisters, Karen Hutchins, and Marsha Harper; several nieces nephews, and cousins; and his lifelong friend, Tug Davis.
In addition to his parents, Kenny is preceded in death by his step-son, Harry “Buddy” Krouskoupf, who passed away in 2020; his brothers, Harry, Cecil, Jerry, and Alva; his sisters, Maxine, Donna, Jackie, Sandy, and Carol.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Genesis Hospice and the Genesis Cancer Center for their excellent care.
Visitations will be 11 to 1 pm on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at the Farus Funeral Home of Duncan Falls, where funeral services will be held at 1 pm. Pastor Daniel Fullen will officiate the services. He will be laid to rest in Greenwood Cemetery.
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