July 16, 1925 — Jan. 2, 2007
GENEVA — Earl Kennison, 81, of Geneva, died Tuesday at the Ohio Veterans Home.
He was born July 16, 1925 in Conasauga, Tenn. to the late Lesle and Louise (Cheek) Kennison. He spent most of his life in Geneva.
He is a retired tow motor operator for Geneva Metal, Wheel. He served in the Army from 1949 to 1951. He enjoyed playing cards, tinkering with cars, grew a big garden and loved his grandchildren. He attended New Life Assembly of Geneva, was a member of Geneva VFW Post No. 6846, and was a member of Geneva FOE Aerie No. 2243.
He is survived by his wife, Penny of Geneva, whom he married Sept. 3, 1950 in Westfield, N.Y.; children, Rev. Rick (Debbie) Kennison of Berlin Heights, Vickie Kujanpaa of Geneva on the Lake and James Kennison of Madison; seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Blanche Raab of Baltimore, Md. and William and Charlsie Kennison of Dayton; and his faithful dog, Milo.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Bruce; and a sister, Nell Lang.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at C.A. Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Rick Kennison of the Adoration Assembly of God in Milan and the Rev. Harry Pishcura of New Life Assembly of Geneva will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant, Geneva. Geneva VFW will be doing a graveside military service.