Kelly B. Hennon, 53

Kelly B. Hennon, 53, of Botkins, died 6:35 p.m., Wed. May 8, 2013, following sudden illness.  He was born Aug. 23, 1959, in Lima, the son of Letha (Hager) and Donald Method of New Knoxville.  He is survived by his wife, Lorie A. (Ott) Hennon, and their date of marriage was March 14, 1981.

Other survivors include, two daughters, Danielle Eigenbrod and  fiancé Richard Gerstner, Botkins;    Melanie Hennon, Botkins; four grandchildren, Kellan and Aidan Eigenbrod, Bria Gerstner, and Brayden Leach; four siblings,     Richard Hennon, St. Marys; Bill (Diane) Method, Wapakoneta;    Jean (Steve) Turner, Waynesfield; Sandra (Dennis) McLaughlin, Beaver, Pa.

While Kelly’s real passion was farming and raising livestock, he also worked as a construction coordinator with Time Warner Cable, Lima.  

He served in Korea with the U.S. Army.  While attending Spencerville High School, he played football, was a member of FFA, and also participated in 4-H, where he enjoyed showing livestock.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Ohio 501, Wapakoneta.

Burial will follow in the Loramie Valley Cemetery, Botkins, where a military service will be conducted by the Wapakoneta VFW.   

The family will receive friends 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the funeral home.  

Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Heart Association  Condolences may be expressed at