Kenneth Eugene “Kenny” Agnew, 65, of Hamilton, passed away on September 13, 2019, at Unity Point Health in Keokuk.
Kenny was born on February 11, 1954, in Keokuk, Iowa, the son of August and Louise (Cook) Agnew. He was a member of Hamilton First Christian Church for many years. Kenny worked for Montebello Township for twenty-three and a half years, as well as working as a finishing operator at Steel Castings in Keokuk for seventeen years. When he wasn’t working, Kenny could be found hunting, fishing, cutting and selling wood, or spending time with his family. He was a man of many talents and could do almost anything.
Kenny is survived by four children: Brent (Melissa) Agnew of Dexter, New York; Techa (Tyler) Peterson of Hamilton, Illinois; Michelle Agnew of Keokuk, Iowa; and Ashley (Trever) Hurt of Revere, Missouri; eleven grandchildren: Brooke Lynn West, Alexis Griffin, Corbin Griffin, Tierney Agnew, Kenkay Agnew, Josie Leroy, Bradlee Lovell, Jacob Lovell, Troy Lovell, Nova Hurt and Javelin Hurt; seven siblings: Rosalie (Raymond) Bruns of Hamilton, Alabama; Leroy (Sherry) Agnew of Hamilton; Jack Agnew of Hamilton; Jean (Jim) Richardson of Hamilton; Betty (John) Hymes of Hamilton; Ray Agnew of Seattle, Washington; and Bobby McVeigh of Carthage, Illinois; special friend Mindy Kerr of Keokuk; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Kenny is preceded in death by his parents, his brother Philip, two sisters: Karen Sue Agnew and Patty Parish, and his granddaughter Jasmine.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at Printy Funeral Home in Hamilton, with burial to follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Hamilton. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4 to 8 pm, with family meeting friends from 6 to 8 pm.
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