Farming Rural 10

William Claude Kitchen

July 20, 1923 ~ November 17, 2019 (age 96)


Mr. William Claude (W.C.) Kitchen, 96, of Salem, KY, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Livingston Hospital and Healthcare Services.

Mr. Kitchen was a life-long farmer, and member of Pinckneyville Baptist Church.  He enjoyed playing high nine, shooting pool, and pitching washers.

He is survived by one daughter, Pat Workman (Don) of Salem, KY; two sons, Tony Kitchen (Sandy) of Portage, IN, Sam Kitchen (Sheri) of Hobart, IN; three sisters, Dorothy Owen of Salem, KY, Joann Slayden of Hobart, IN, Lavada Manion of Louisville, KY; one brother, Jack Kitchen of Salem, KY; four grandchildren, Craig Kitchen, Denny Workman, Alicia Kitchen, Shane Kitchen; six great grandchildren, Caleb, Noah, Job, Skyler, Chloe and Drew; and one great-great grandchild, Charlotte.

Mr. Kitchen was preceded in death by his wife, Fannie Erleen Kitchen; two brothers, Dewey and Eugene Kitchen; and his parents, Eugene Claude and Pearl McClure Kitchen.

Funeral services will be Friday, November 22, 2019, at 2 PM, in the chapel of Boyd funeral Directors and Cremation Services with Rev. Joel Frizzell and Rev. Gerald Cannon to officiate.

Burial will follow in Pinckneyville Cemetery.                                                       

Friends may call from 11 AM until the funeral hour in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services.

In addition to flowers, memorial contributions may also be made to: Pinckneyville Baptist Church, 1009 Pinckneyville Road, Salem, KY  42078.

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November 22, 2019

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Funeral Service
November 22, 2019

2:00 PM

Interment following funeral service
November 22, 2019

Pinckneyville Cemetery
1009 Pinkneyville Rd
Salem, KY 42078


Pinckneyville Cemetery Fund
1009 Pinckneyville Road, Salem KY 42078

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