2011-12-27 / Deaths

Mr. Kenyon

Graveside services for Jack Neil Kenyon 79, were Dec. 26, 2011, at Nix Cemetery in Lampasas County.

Mr. Kenyon died Dec. 24.

He was born June 3, 1932, in St. Charles, Ill., the son of Harold Albert and Lila Grace Zilsdorf Kenyon.

Mr. Kenyon grew up in Maple Park, Ill., and learned the cattle business.

He served in the 728th Military Police Battalion in Korea from 1953- 1954.

He enjoyed flying helicopters, airplanes and sea planes. In his later years, he enjoyed service reunions.

Mr. Kenyon married Jane Wright Harris on Feb. 14, 1986.

He is survived by his wife; children, Jaye Kenyon and John Kuker of Fredericksburg, Judy and Gregg Bennett of Mineral Point, Wisc., Lee and Diane Kenyon of Wimberley, Jackie Kenyon of Elgin, Sonia Stewart of Harker Heights, Rachel and Martin Henry of Burnet, Regina and Ronnie Brown of Lampasas, and Rhonda and Randy Blanton of Abilene; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Julie Marie Fernekes Kenyon on Oct. 30, 1985.

Arrangements by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet.

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