Kenneth Summers

Kenneth Summers

Kenneth Summers, 82, of Larkspur, Colo., and formerly of Karnak, died at 12:35 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, 2023, at Parkview Nursing Home in Paducah.

Mr. Summers was born on Jan. 10, 1941, in Karnak.

He was a 1958 graduate of Karnak High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He worked for many years as a librarian for a private collector, having lived in Florida, New Mexico and Colorado.

He is survived by his cousins, Patricia Ellis of Las Vegas, Nev., and Naomi Faletti of St. Louis; other nieces and nephews; and a special caregiver, Jessica Richards of Paducah.

Mr. Summers was preceded in death by his parents, William and Edith Little Summers; and by one brother, Donnie Summers.

Graveside funeral services honoring the life of Kenneth Summers were at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at the Lower Salem Cemetery in rural Massac County. The Rev. Gerell Cain officiated.

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Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak was in charge of arrangements.

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