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Kenneth E. Shadle

Kenneth E. Shadle, age 83, passed away peacefully at his home in Union City IN on March 13, 2022.Born on Jan. 26, 1939, he was the son of Richard T. and Lottie (McCracken) Shadle. 


Ken graduated from New Lyme Deming High School in 1957. Throughout his life he kept in contact with family and friends, and made it a priority to attend the annual Alumni Reunions .

He was a veteran of the US Army serving overseas in Turkey as a cryptologist.


Ken retired from General Motors after 30 years working in Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati.


While living in Columbus, Ken enjoyed ushering at the Ohio Theater. Through the years he greatly enjoyed doing crafts, cooking, baking and flower and vegetable gardening.


Ken is survived by his close friend Tim Barth, Union City IN , his brother Dale(Donnann) Shadle, Chambersburg PA. His sister in law Rosalie Shadle, Cherry Valley OH, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. 


He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother David Shadle and his nephew Ricky Shadle.


Burial and memorial service will be held at Cherry Valley Cemetery Cherry Valley Ohio at the convenience of the family. For additional information on the graveside service date and time please contact Tim at tbarthgvo@gmail.com


In lieu of flowers please make contributions to Everhart hospice 1350 N Broadway St, Greenville, OH 45331


Memories may be expressed at www.reichardfh.com

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A good friend. Ken always saved me a seat at our Wednesday evening meetings. I know the local Bob Evans has missed his beautiful flowers that he always put out front, before he moved away. RIP Ken, until we meet again. Thoughts and prayers for his family & friends.

Sonia Mar 16 2022 2:57 PM

Patty and I always got a kick out of Ken when Tim would put on some music and turn it up a little then leave the room for another beer and Ken would always turn it back down lol ! We will miss you very much Ken may you Rest In Peace in the arms of our lord

John & patty yount Mar 16 2022 1:41 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kenneth Shadle

Rusty Mar 16 2022 12:55 PM