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“My grandfather Kenneth Downie was the most kind, care, most helpful person I have ever met. I remember when I would wake up to the smell of burnt...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Kayleann Chapman - Lancaster, PA

“So sorry about kenny.really miss seing you please call me 412 932 3508.miss you ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Pattie Richardson - Bear, DE

“No more pain. Rest in Peace, my brother, Kenny.I have always loved you and will hold you close to my heart. See you again.Love,Your sisterKathy ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Kathy Bond-Downie - St Petersburg, FL

“Rest In Peace Uncle Kenny... ”
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“To My "Country and Classy" brother, Kenny,Thank you for always being there for me with a listening hear and with broad shoulders. Your humorous...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Janet Downie - Pembroke Pines, FL

“Rest In Peace my brother, you were a great person and will be missed by many, thanks for all the great times, go in peace to a better place and know...Read More »
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Kenneth D. Downie, 66 of Marticville passed away Tuesday morning, October 24, 2017 at Conestoga View. Born on January 31, 1951 in Bossier, LA he was the son of the late Richard and Genevieve May Downie. He was the step son of Emma Downie who survives. Ken was married on July 26, 2003 to Sandra L. Fryberger Downie.

Ken served in the United States Army Reserves. He was a certified HVAC mechanic and certified electrician. He worked for Clark Mechanical. Ken belonged to the Lancaster County CB Radio Club. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing, camping and rescuing injured wild animals.

In addition to his wife, Sandy and his step mother, Ken is survived by his step children, Bonnie K. Fryberger of Pequea, Ray E. Fryberger of Fort Mill, SC, and Howard E. Chapman of Pequea. He will be missed by 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Ken is also survived by his sisters, Janet and Kathy, both of Florida.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Ken's funeral service on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 11AM from the Melanie B. Scheid Funeral Directors & Cremation Services, The Gundel Chapel, 3225 Main Street, Conestoga, PA. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Saturday from 10-11AM. Private interment will be held in Delaware.