Kenneth E. Harner

April 29, 1964 - July 24, 2021
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Kenneth ‘Kenny’ E. Harner age 57, of Delphos passed away Saturday afternoon, July 24, 2021 at his residence. He was born April 29, 1964 in Lima to the late Elden Kenneth Harner and Thelma Metcalf. His mother and bonus dad Clark Beale survive in Lima. He married Diana Miller April 24, 1988 and she survives in Delphos.
Kenny had bowled for years, being a member of USBC for 40 plus years, part of the Friday Industrial League and the Monday Nighters. He was a fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes, Cleveland Indians and Pittsburgh Steelers. He enjoyed collecting Hot Wheels, fishing and planting flowers. He Had worked for Domino’s Pizza.
Additional survivors include children: Jonathan (Sarah) Shenk of Columbus, Branden (Elizabeth Karchnick) Harner of Lima, Matthew (Hailee Lowery) of Columbus, Heather (Scott Karsten) of Lima, Sarah (Lamar Stiverson) Harner of Delphos, Kenneth ‘Mikey’ Harner of Delphos and Destiny (Matthew) Burchett of Lima; siblings: Vivian Lanza of California, Cyndi Morris of Texas, Sonny Harner of Lima, Raymond (Liz) Harner of Lima, Kayla (Dwayne Peel) Rosas of Hartford City, IN, Deloris (Rick) Ogden of Marysville, Debora (Mike) Watson of Mississippi and Kathy Clapper of Michigan; sister-in-law Elaine Harner of Akron; 14 grandchildren; brothers of the heart: Henry B. Freeman, Larry Warner, Frankie Adams, Steve Harner and Roger Dale and mothers of grandchildren: Kati Harner, Lexy Gray and Devon McGue.
He was preceeded in death by Siblings Chuck Harner, Roseann Day, Maxine Harner and Barbara Spicer.
The family will receive friends 10 -12 and 2-4 p.m. Friday, July 30th at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral will follow at 4 with Pastor Charles H. Johnson officiating. Burial of cremated remains will be in Woodlawn Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be given to the funeral home to help with the cost of services.

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Date: Friday, July 30, 2021

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Date: Friday, July 30, 2021

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Service Information

Date: Friday, July 30, 2021

Time: 4:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806


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Born: April 29, 1964
Died: July 24, 2021

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Toby Protsman posted on 7/30/21

I'm so sorry for the loss of a great man so young.


Lindsey Hand posted on 7/30/21

You were an amazing friend I met working at Dominoes ....It's rare to find genuine ppl with great souls anymore but u were truly one of them! You were definitely an hard worker with an amazing work ethic..You could do circles around those young pups! Football season was also a good time with you. GO STEELERS... Heaven is lucky to get an amazing angel like you!! Gonna miss you my friend!! FLY HIGH


Henry Freeman posted on 7/29/21

Kenny I'm so glad we were brothers and Diana Sarah Mike and the rest of the family I'm as proud to be part of the family my prayers and love to all.


Shannon Ingram III posted on 7/29/21

Im very sorry and saddened that he is no longer here. From Friday night bowling, to Saturday breakfast at the Waffle House together. He will be missed!!


ciara morris posted on 7/27/21

Thank you so much for your kind heart and willingness to do the right thing for me. You helped me in so many ways. 💚


Darla Costa posted on 7/27/21

Dianna and Family, So sorry to hear about Kenny. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.


Lisa Hittle posted on 7/27/21

So very sorry for your loss. I remember Ken coming into the Kewpee with family and getting a pie tin full of French fries. He would then add chili and cheese to them. Always had a smile on his face.


Raven Hayhurst posted on 7/26/21

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Frankie Adams posted on 7/26/21

Love you Brother fly high until we meet again. Prayers and love for all of the family.