Kenneth Glenn Marley, age 79 of Springfield, died Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at NorthCrest Medical Center. Celebration of Life will be held Monday, October 14, 2019 at 4:30 PM at Battle Creek Baptist Church. The family will visit with friends following the Celebration of Life Service.
Mr. Marley was born April 16, 1940 in Kennett, MO to the late Walter “Slim” and Lois Eliza Ferrell Marley. He was a member of Battle Creek Baptist Church and was a retired Oil Rig Consultant. He was also a veteran of the United States Army. Kenneth loved to sing gospel and country music, loved to cook and barbecue, and loved to go hunting. In addition to his parent, he was preceded in death by a son, Ken Marley; a daughter, Kelli Marley; grandchildren, James Marley and Marley Ray Marley; 1 brother; and 3 sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Kay Marley of Springfield; son, Kenny Marley of Eastland, TX; daughters, Annette Marley-Van Buskirk and husband, Jack of Rockford, IL, Robin Marley Bracken and husband, Cid of Rockford, IL, and Kim Marley of Conway, AR; brother, Steve Marley and wife, Sherry of Rockford, IL; 10 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren.
Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.