Delphous, Kenneth

Written by David Green.

Kenneth Allen Delphous, 58, of E. Main St., Fayette, Ohio, died July 8, 2012, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio.

He was born Nov. 17, 1953, in Toledo, to Andrew A. and Dorothy Jean (Mininger) Delphous, and his mother survives.

At an early age, Kenneth moved with his family to California. He graduated from Millikan High School in Long Beach in 1971. He also attended Long Beach City College.

Ken and his family lived in Fayette the past 10 years. Ken was most recently employed as a purchasing clerk at Bunting Bearings in Holland, Ohio. He was a long-time member of the Eagles in Fremont, Ohio, and the Hillcrest Country Club, and was a Band Dad with the Archbold Bluestreak Marching Band. Ken served a term as a village council member for the Village of Fayette and was a member and deacon of the Fayette Christian Church-Disciples.

Ken will be remembered for his love of all sports, and he was an avid Detroit Tigers fan. He also enjoyed playing golf, fishing, collecting sports memorabilia and Civil War history.

In addition to his mother, Ken is survived by three brothers, Steven C. Delphous of Tucson, Ariz., Gary Delphous of Fayette, and Scott (and Jennifer) of Fayette; and several nieces and nephews, including two special nieces, Kelly and Mary Delphous, at home.

Following Ken’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service is planned at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Fayette Christian Church-Disciples, with Rev. Gene Sugg officiating.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may consider donations to the family. Arrangements were handled by Eagle Funeral Home.

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