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Kenneth Leonard Perdew, Sr.

January 28, 1935 January 5, 2018
Kenneth Leonard Perdew, Sr.
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Obituary for Kenneth Leonard Perdew, Sr.

Cumberland, MD – Kenneth Leonard Perdew, Sr. 82, of Cumberland, MD, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018.  

Kenny was born in Cumberland, MD, on January 28, 1935, in the house which he currently lived. He was the son of the late Charles Perdew and Dora (Crabtree) Perdew.  He was also preceded in death by two brothers:  Walter and Leroy Perdew; two sisters:  Leota McClellan and Louella Martin, and was the last surviving member of his immediate family. 

A 1953 graduate of Fort Hill High School, Kenny was a Veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Army Security Agency as a cryptoanalyst technician. In 1957, he married his high school sweetheart, Barbara.  Kenny worked at the Western Maryland Railroad, the Kelly Springfield Tire and Rubber Company and retired as Maintenance Supervisor from the Allegany County Nursing Home.  He was very active with the Fort Hill Band Parents for over 45 years.  He was a member of Melvin United Methodist Church. 

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Barbara (Weaver) Perdew; a son: Kenny L. Perdew, Jr., and wife Karen, Hilliard, OH; a daughter:  Kimberly J. Wharton, Cumberland, MD; four grandchildren:  Lara Block and husband Sean; Shane Perdew and wife Caitlin; Brian Perdew and Zachary Wharton; his great-grandchildren:  Andrew, Adriana, Alexander, and Abigail Block; and Adaleigh and Rowan Perdew; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. 

Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur Street, Cumberland, MD, on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

A funeral service will begin at 1:00 P.M. with Rev. Dan Taylor officiating. 

Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.


Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

10

Jan

11:00 AM 1/10/2018 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 1/10/2018 1:00:00 PM
Adams Family Funeral Home

404 Decatur Street
Cumberland, MD 21502

Adams Family Funeral Home
404 Decatur Street Cumberland 21502 MD
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

10

Jan

1:00 PM 1/10/2018 1:00:00 PM
Adams Family Funeral Home

404 Decatur Street
Cumberland, MD 21502

Adams Family Funeral Home
404 Decatur Street Cumberland 21502 MD
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sunset Memorial Park Final Resting Place

13800 Bedford Road, NE
Cumberland, MD 21502

13800 Bedford Road, NE Cumberland 21502 MD
United States
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