Kenneth Richard “Kenny” Thorne, age 68, of Petersburg, WV died Saturday, April 30, 2022 in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD.
Kenneth was born on July 10, 1953 in Petersburg, WV and was a son of the late Richard Jacob Thorne and Eula Adaline (Cleaver) Thorne. In addition to his parents, Kenneth was preceded in death by one sister, Eulajean A. Sites.
Kenneth is survived by his wife, Lisa Brashear Thorne, one son, Kirk R. Thorne (Natasha) of Petersburg, WV; one daughter, Kenytha Strawderman (Kennie) of Petersburg, WV; one step son, Jordan Brashear of Petersburg, WV; one step daughter, Stephanie Bauer and fiancé Ashton Barr of Maysville, WV; four grandchildren, Arielle Thorne, Nick Simpson, Abbygail Thorne and Kennedy Strawderman; two step grandchildren, Trevan Keen and Lauri Brashear; one brother, Eddie Thorne (Melba) of Petersburg, WV; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Also surviving his furry friend Duchess.
Kenneth retired from South Branch Valley Railroad after 25 years and later worked part time for Potomac Eagle. Kenneth was a lifetime member of the Moorefield Volunteer Fire Company No. 46 for 30 years and was a member of the Petersburg Volunteer Fire Company No. 400. He was an avid hunter and loved to travel.
Family will receive friends Tuesday, May 3, 2022 from 3:30 – 6 pm at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. A funeral service will begin at 6 pm with Pastor Craig Howard and Pastor Rick High officiating. An inurnment will be private.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Moorefield Volunteer Fire Company No. 46 or Charity of the Donor’s Choice.