Kenneth E. Russow, 79, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at Mercy Hospital, in Joplin, Mo.
Kenneth was born September 21, 1937, in Carthage, Mo., to Charles Russow Sr. and Vesta Leen "Bledsoe" Russow. He was a longtime resident of the Carthage/Joplin area and worked as an electrician at Leggett & Platt and Lozier's of Joplin, from which he retired. Kenneth was a member of Joplin Heights Baptist Church and a Mason in the Masonic Lodge of Joplin; he was also a former grand master of the lodge.
Kenneth was united in marriage to Betty (Martin) Russow September 22, 1956. She preceded him in death August 8, 2013.
Kenneth was united in marriage to Linda West on October 2, 2015, in Miami, Okla. She survives.
Kenneth is also survived by one son, Charles Madison Russow, of West Palm Beach, Fla.; two daughters, Janice Jones and Cindy Miller, both of Carterville, Mo.; one half-brother, Danny Russow, of Dallas, Texas; two sisters, Carolyn Knight, of Joplin, and Linda Payne, of Wichita, Kan.
Services were held Monday, September 18, at Ulmer Funeral Home, Carthage. Burial is in Oak Hill Cemetery, Carthage.
Online condolences may be made at www.ulmerfh.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.
Published on September 21, 2017