Kenneth Packwood, age 90, of Verona, Missouri, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020 at his home.
He was born January 18, 1930 in Ridgley, Missouri, the son of Wayne and Ina (England) Packwood, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were one son, Joe Packwood and one brother, Darrell Packwood.
Kenneth grew up and received his education in Ridgley, Missouri. He married Lenore Privett and later married Eleanor Burbridge. As a young man he raised and traded horses and cattle. He also combined during wheat harvest. Later he ran the Ridgley Grocery Store and after that owned and operated a gas station in Verona. Before retiring he owned an auction business and then turned that building into a furniture store.
Surviving are three sons, Greg Packwood and his wife Tresa of Wheaton, Missouri, Kevin Packwood and his wife Tammy of Verona, Missouri and Gary Packwood and his wife Denise of Aurora, Missouri; two daughters, Carla Mulvaney and her husband Gary of Monett, Missouri and Kay Roberts and her husband Jim of Nixa, Missouri; one daughter–in-law, Sheila Packwood of Wheaton, Missouri and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Burial will be at Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. Tuesday at McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton.
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