RAVENNA, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Elzie Kenneth Sumlar, better known as “Kenny”, age 73, passed away peacefully on June 5, 2021 at Heritage of Hudson with his beloved wife by his side.
Kenny was born July 3, 1947 in Kentucky.
Kenny was a wonderful husband, father and Papa. His smile, jokes and contagious laugh will be missed dearly.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Lillie Sumlar; his son, Leo Scalia and dearest brother, Donnie Owens.
Kenny is survived by his wife, the former Kathleen Scalia; his daughter, Lea (Michael) Simpkins; his granddaughters, Katina Scalia (Dillon Orlando), Kayla Scalia (Matt Rosen) and Delanie Simpkins; a grandson, Blake Simpkins; great-granddaughters, Adalynn “Curly Sue” and Audriana “Smiley”; brother-in-law, Lenny Scalia; sister-in-law, Toni Feckley and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at the Shorts-Spicer-Crislip Funeral Home, 141 N. Meridian Street in Ravenna, where the funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, June 10, 2021.
Interment will be in Standing Rock Cemetery.
A special thank you to the Staff and Therapy Department at Heritage of Hudson for caring for Kenny like he was one of your own.
Local arrangements being handled by the Lane Family Funeral Homes. Visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to share memories and condolences with Kenny’s family.
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A television tribute will air Tuesday, June 8 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.