Kenneth W. Wilson, Jr.
Kenneth W. Wilson, Jr., 68, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2012 surrounded by his family. A Celebration of Ken’s Life will be held at Amos Funeral Home, 10901 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, Kansas on Monday, July 30, 2012. The Visitation will begin at 6:00 pm, followed by the Celebration at 7:00 pm.
Ken was born in Concordia, Kansas December 15, 1943. He graduated from Shawnee Mission North in 1962. He started a career with Safeway Stores as a teenager. He served in the National Guard in Kansas City and Colorado Springs, CO. After the service he returned to work at Safeway until they left the area. He then worked for Circle K. The last few years he loved his hobby of collecting miniature trains and creating a miniature city.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents Fern and Ken Wilson, Sr, and grandson Ashton Forrester.
Survivors include his daughter, Kimberlee McCannon, son Kenneth Wilson III (and Danielle), sister Carol Brooks, granddaughters Briana Forrester, Payge McCannon, Kaitlyn Wilson, Grandson Dalton Wilson, and his girlfriend, Linda McKenzie.
Ken’s family and friends will miss his many stories and his memories of the good old days.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to a charity of one’s choice.