In Memory

Vernon Kenworthy - Class Of 1934

 Vernon L. Kenworthy, 92, formerly of Kerlin Ave., Delphi, passed away April 2, 2008, at 1:32 p.m. at Milner Health Care Center in Rossville.  He had been a resident there since June 30, 2006.
  Mr. Kenworthy was born Oct. 29, 1915, in Tippecanoe County, to James and Alice Richard Kenworthy.  His marriage was to Florence E. Bever on Nov. 29, 1937, in Delphi.  She preceded him in death on June 3, 2000.
  He graduated cum laude from Delphi High School in 1934.
  He retired in 1976 from Globe Valve in Delphi after working there for over 38 years.  He was a foreman in the machine shop.
  Mr. Kenworthy served as superintendent and as a Sunday School teacher at the Pittsburg Church of the Brethren which later became Living Faith Church of the Brethren.  He built the model for the new church at Pittsburg in the late 1950s.
  He enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a member of the coon hunters club.  He played on the Globe Valve baseball team and bowled on the Kenworthy Grocery Store bowling team.
  Surviving are two daughters, Barbara Adams and Melody Busch (husband: Mike), all of Delphi; a daughter-in-law.  Joan Kenworthy of Puyllup, Wash.; a sister-in-law, Betty Kirkpatrick of Delphi; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
  He was also preceded in death by a son, Jim Kenworthy, a brother, James "Buss" Kenworthy, and a sister, Ruby Kenworthy.
  Services were held Saturday at Davidson Funeral Home in Delphi.  Pastors J.P. Freeman and Jeff Tomson officiated.  Burial was at I.O.O.F. Memorial Gardens in Pittsburg.
  Memorial contributions may be made to Living Faith Church of the Brethren, the Humane Society or donor's favorite charity.
Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, April 9, 2008

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08/21/10 04:19 PM #1    

Melody Kenworthy (Busch) (1966)


The fishing in the Wabash has been terrible.  But your boat is here at our house and Mike is taking care of it.....Miss you

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