Kenneth L. Fahnert – January 15, 2015

Fahnert Obit PicKenneth L. Fahnert, 80, of Amarillo, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015.

Services will be at 11am, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church with Dr. Roger Smith officiating.  Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Kenneth was born Nov. 9, 1934, in Lyons, to Johnny and Neoma Fahnert.  He graduated from Wayland Baptist University and worked for 36 years with the City of Amarillo Police Department, retiring at the rank captain.  He married Marilyn Kimmons on Aug. 27, 1965, in Amarillo.  He was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church where he served as director of Adult 4 many years, helped start the singles department, and sang in the choir.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Roberts; and a son, Kenneth Fahnert.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Marilyn Fahnert, of Amarillo; a son, Kerry Fahnert and wife Tanya of Amarillo; a brother, Roger Fahnert and wife Jan of Amarillo; two sisters, Judy Gauna and Norma Fahnert, both of Amarillo; four grandchildren, Stephen Fahnert and wife Cassie, Jessica Fahnert, Keeli Vessel and Robert Walls; and three great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be made to Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 555 E Hastings Ave, Amarillo, TX 79108.

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