Ken Willingham

June 29, 1942 ~ November 22, 2020 (age 78)


Ken Willingham, 78, of Russellville, Missouri passed away Sunday, November 22, 2020 at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, Missouri.  He was born June 29, 1942 in Mexico, Missouri the son of the late Clyde and Stella (Pullis) Willingham.  On March 13, 1966 in Paris, Missouri he was united in marriage to Judy (Harris) Willingham who survives of the home.

Other survivors include,

Daughter, LeeAnn LeNoble (Brett) of Quincy, IL

Son, Brad Willingham (Katherine) of Eldon, MO

Grandchildren, Emily Willingham, Benjamin Willingham, Nicholas Willingham, Kieran LeNoble & McKinley Le Noble

Siblings, James Willingham & Mary Mallory

Many Nieces &  Nephews

Ken was a veteran of the United States Air Force and a member of the First Baptist Church of Eldon, MO.  He taught school in the Eldon School Systems for twenty-three years.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2020 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM at Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO with Rev. David White officiating.   Services will only be private for the family due to Covid and social distancing and the use of face masks is requested.

Memorials in his name are suggested to the Mid-Missouri Honor Flight or the First Baptist Church of Eldon, MO.

A Celebration of Ken’s Life for the public will be held at a later date when Covid restrictions have been lifted. 

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO. 


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