Kenny Gorrell, 59, of Russellville passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at Clayton, Indiana, surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with cancer.
He was born Aug. 26, 1960, at Greencastle, to the late Charles Harvey and Imogene Maxine (Nicholson) Gorrell. He married Dianna (Davis) Gorrell on Sept. 29, 2001, at the Russellville Community Center in Russellville. She survives.
He worked for Fry Dairy Farm for 10 years and Tri County Trash for 35 years. He was a graduate of North Putnam High School in the class of 1980.
Kenny enjoyed anything outdoors. Gardening, hunting, fishing, camping, riding his 4-wheeler in the woods, picking up walnuts by the truck full and cutting wood are a few of the things he really enjoyed. He loved being with and teaching his grandchildren about nature and the great outdoors.
Kenny is survived by his wife, Dianna (Davis) Gorrell of Russellville; brothers, Joe Gorrell of Crawfordsville and Bobby Gorrell of Russellville; children, Earl Ray (Michelle) Gorrell of Greencastle, Lynda (Jason) Fox of Clayton, Sara (Tyler) Welty of Plainfield, Charla (Matt) Gorrell-Whitlock of Crawfordsville; step-children, Steve Hansen and Danielle Hansen (Jessie Cummings), both of Russellville; grandchildren, Hunter, Justin, Easton, Colton, Brynlee, Matthew, Noah, Tyler and Waylon; and aunt Lynne Gorrell of Florida.
He is preceded in death by his parents; uncles and aunts, Willis and Margaret Gorrell, Eddie Gorrell, Fred Nicholson and Bob and Betty Nicholson; granddaughter Janet Joanne “JJ” Whitlock; and grandson Spencer J. Hansen.
Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 at Servies and Morgan Funeral Home, 102 E. Washington St., Roachdale. Darrell Wiatt will be officiating the service. Friends may visit with the family from 4 p.m. until the time of the service.
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