Kenneth Lee Brinegar

Kenneth Lee Brinegar

Kenneth Lee Brinegar, 84, of Vincennes, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019 at his residence.

Kenny was born on Aug. 8, 1935 in Martin County to Joseph and Ilene Brinegar. He graduated from Shawswick High School in 1954. On Nov. 24, 1954, he married his high school sweetheart and love of his life, Frankie Sue Johnson, who preceded him in death. Kenny was employed with Texas Gas and retired before taking up another career as a licensed plumber with Vincennes University, from where he also retired. After the death of his wife in 2010, he remarried in 2014 to Carol Howerton. He spent most of his weekends working around the house and his well-kept yard. He also enjoyed watching sports and the local news. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren whenever he could.

Kenny is survived by his wife, Carol Howerton Brinegar; his four sons and their spouses, Ken and Lisa Brinegar of Alpharetta, Georgia, Karl and Leah Brinegar of Bedford, Kevin and JoEllen Brinegar of Bedford, Kurt and Tracy Brinegar of Terre Haute; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and his siblings, Carole Baker and Larry Brinegar, both of Bedford.

In addition to his first wife, Frankie Sue, Kenny was preceded in death by a brother, Donnie Brinegar.  

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. on Friday at Clover Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg.


Carter, Michael, died Dec. 2. Services: 1 p.m. CST today at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Burial: Lawrenceville City Cemetery. Visitation: 11 a.m. CST until the hour of services today at the funeral home. Condolences:

Deyoe, Doug B., died Dec. 2. Services: 1 p.m. on Thursday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: 11 a.m. until the hour of services on Thursday at the funeral home. Condolences:

Jordan, Norma Louise, died Nov. 24. Services: 1 p.m. on Dec. 14 at First Baptist Church, 2625 Wabash Ave. Visitation: 2-5 p.m. on Dec. 14 at the church. Memorials: Compassion International.

Turner, Connie Sue, died Nov. 29. Visitation: 4-7 p.m. today at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Hamline Chapel Cemetery. Memorials: American Heart Association or the Susan G. Komen Foundation.


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