Kenneth Silkey, 91, of Dale, Indiana formerly of Evansville, Indiana, passed away at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana on September 2, 2019. He was born to the late Courtland and Maxine (Redman) Silkey on July 27, 1928 in Fort Branch, Indiana.
Kenneth was a Boilermaker for the Local 374 Boilermaker’s Union and also served in the U.S. Army. He was also a member of the Charolais Cattle Association for 40 years.
Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by 2 children, Samuel Silkey in 1979 and Frederick Silkey in 1984; and 2 siblings, Charles Redman and Dorotha Hidey.
Kenneth is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Margaret (Starnes) Silkey of Dale, IN and a son, Christopher Silkey of Dale, IN.
Services will be on Friday, September 6, 2019 at 12:00 pm at Stodghill Funeral Home in Fort Branch, IN with Pastor Steve Akins officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Stodghill Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Expressions of sympathy can be made at stodghillfuneralhome.com.
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