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Kenneth W. Kephart, 83, passed away March 29, 2021 at Unity Point Health – Iowa Methodist Medical Center.

Kenneth was born August 11, 1937, in Washington, Iowa to Orie and Rhea Kephart. He served proudly in the United States Army from 1959 to 1962. Kenneth retired in 1998 from Des Moines Water Works where he worked in Customer Service for many years. He worked his way up through the ranks. He enjoyed fishing and boating at his Lake House and outdoor excursions with his friends. He was a very talented gardener. Kenneth will be remembered for his sense of humor and his ability to see the sunny side of life.

Kenneth is survived by his daughter, Bethany Kephart; grandson, Gage Kephart; siblings, Keith (Lee), Darrell (Lou), and Roger (Nancy); and multiple nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; beloved wife, Alice; siblings, Russell, James “Jack”, Lyle, Gerald, Carol and Mary.

The family will greet friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Hamilton’s Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 also at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Animal Rescue League in loving memory of Kenneth.

Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.


Service Details

Visitation:
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
5:00 pm- 7:00 pm
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
Service:
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
10:00 am
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
Arrangements:
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
(515) 285-3911

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