Kenneth F. Michaels

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Kenneth F. Michaels

January 29, 1952 - August 01, 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. Kenneth F. Michaels, 66, formerly of Gilmore, passed away on Tuesday, August 1, 2018, in Raleigh, after a 3 ½ year fight with cancer.
He was born on January 29, 1952, in Frostburg, to the late Percy R. and Josephine B. (Fair) Michaels. In addition to his parents, his wife, Waneta and his brother, Raymond preceded him.
Kenny is survived by his daughters, Heather Ott and husband, James of Raleigh, and Shanna Moses and husband, Dwayne of Alexandria, Va.; six grandchildren, Shawn, Brittany, Colin, Audry, James and Madison; his favorite niece, Katherine Miller and sister-in-law, Leota Michaels and many cousins and friends.
Kenny attended Valley High School in Lonaconing. After high school Kenny moved to Virginia where he became an underground lineman and a member of IBEW Local 50 at Dominion Power until his retirement in March 2007.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, August 13, 2018, at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Midland.
Family and friends will be received one hour prior to the service.
Inurnment will be held at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Moscow Mills. Wilhelm-Eakin Funeral Home P.A. handled the arrangements.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staff at REX UNC Cancer Center and Hospice Transitions Life of Wake County for the care and assistance they provided these last 3 ½ years.
Published on August 9, 2018
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

St. Joseph's Catholic Church

Midland, MD, USA


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Paula Reed
Aug 14, 2018
Kenny was a very sweet guy and was always nice and friendly, A friend for ever. Rest in peace.
Chuck Beeman.
Aug 13, 2018
I have many fond memories of Kenny and I growing up together in Gilmore. As little kids we played cowboys and Indians, shared each other's trucks and cars, played hide and seek and many other games. We then rode our bikes together and camped out almost every night in the summer months. We had some run camping trips to Savage River. I shall forever cherish the many memories of Kenny.
Kathy ott
Aug 11, 2018
We are with you with all our love sorry could not be with you all but we out there in spirit . Will miss you always Kenny lots of awsome memories RIP my friend live from the Ott family in Fl
Jenn Hartman ( Kalispell , Montana )
Aug 10, 2018
I have known Kenny for many years it’s been a few since I last saw him ( friend of heather). Used to chat with them out side of their house in fort hood ). He was always laughing and usually had a beer and a cigarette in each hand ). I know he now with his love of his life his wife both are at peace now ...Kenny you will be greatly missed , your with god now sincere condolences for the entire family . God be with you all.
Susan Drury
Aug 10, 2018
Kenny was a kind and precious friend that I will never forget, I've not seen him for many year's but loved him like a big brother, his wife and kids were like family to me and my daughter when we had no family around. Rest in peace brother with your beloved wife. May God comfort your beautiful girl's and family.🙏🌹❤🦋