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Kenneth L. "Kenny" McCartney

Kenneth L. "Kenny" McCartneyKenneth L. "Kenny" McCartney, age 73, of 31 N. Ohio St., Dellroy, died suddenly Wednesday morning, Aug. 8, 2012, at his residence.

Born Jan. 26, 1939, in Monroe Twp., Carroll Co., he was the son of the late Kenneth A. and Elizabeth J. "Betty" Markley McCartney. 

He retired in 2004 from P.C.C. Airfoils at Minerva after 39 years of service.  He was also a part-time employee of the Village of Dellroy.  He, along with his wife Nancy, were the owner/operators of the former Dellroy Pizza shop for better than 15 years.  Kenny attended Dellroy Nazarene Church and proudly served his country as a veteran of the U.S. Army.  He was an active member of Dellroy Ruritan Club.  Kenny was known as a hard-working man who enjoyed mowing grass, and was always known to be good to his neighbors.  Kenny always looked forward to the opportunity to ride his motorcycle, and occasionally do a little fishing.  But spending time with his family was always his primary focus.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Robinson McCartney, whom he married July 22, 1974; four sons, Michael McCartney and his companion Stephanie Jackson of Dellroy, Steven (Tammy) McCartney of Greensboro, SC, Chuck Whitlock and his companion Barb Blackwood of Dellroy, and Shane (Vicki) Whitlock of Cincinnati; eight grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Phil (Sandy) Yocum of Summitville and Janice Bixler of Louisville; a brother, Gene McCartney of Alliance; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Larry and Margie Robinson of Sherrodsville; and a sister-in-law, Alice Marie Robinson of Dellroy.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Ann McCartney; and a brother, Keith McCartney.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 in Dellroy Nazarene Church with Rev. Dave Kessell officiating.  Interment will follow in Baxter's Ridge Cemetery near New Harrisburg where the combined units of D.A.V., V.F.W., and American Legion will conduct military graveside services. Calling hours will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the church. 

The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Nazarene Missions, c/o The Dellroy Nazarene Church, 7 Liberty St., P.O. Box #102, Dellroy, OH  44620.  To leave an online condolence message, visit www.baxtergardner.com.

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