Kenneth R. Longwell

October 18, 1924 - December 29, 2011

10/18/1924 - 12/29/2011

Past Services

Cemetery
Wednesday January 04, 2012
Limestone Cemetery
Route 250
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-8655 Ho | Directions
Visitation
Wednesday January 04, 2012
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes &Kirby Vance Chapel
118 Grant Ave.
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Service
Wednesday January 04, 2012
1:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes &Kirby Vance Chapel
118 Grant Ave.
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions

Longwell, Kenneth R., 87, of Moundsville, WV, died Thursday December 29, 2011 at his daughter’s home in New Port Richey, FL.
Known affectionately by family and friends as Kenny, Buck, Buddy or Bud, and “Daddy”, he was born October 18, 1924 in Littleton, WV, a son of the late Harry “Pete” and Frances “Kitty” Carpenter Longwell.
Mr. Longwell was a retired employee of the WV Department of Corrections and a former employee of Louis Marx Toys. In his 48 years of employment, he never missed a day of work and was never late for work. He was a member of the Moundsville Eagles and a Christian by faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Robert Lee Longwell; two brothers, Clifford and Toby Longwell; a special friend, Twila Belle Blake.
Surviving are his daughter, Donna Joe Hoffman of New Port Richey, FL; a grandson, David Shayne Michelle Fromhart of Brooksville, FL; a great-grandson, Barrett Mason Fromhart; four sisters, Goldie Oliver of Moundsville, Edith Holman of McMechen, WV, Mary Frances Keller of Lorraine, OH and Wave Don Carpenter of Moundsville; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He will be sadly missed by many, whom he cherished and loved.
Friends will be received from 10 am until time of service at 1:00 pm Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, with Rev. J. Thomas Steele officiating.
Interment in Limestone Cemetery, Moundsville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 100686 St. Rt. 150, Rayland, OH 43943.
Online condolences may be expressed at altmeyer.com.

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Mable Emery
7 years ago

Dear Donna…I’m so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing…Oh boy, how many fond memories I have to cherish..I think of your Mother often she took me under her wing and gave me such guidance for my future. I am so grateful to have had such neighbors that were willing to openly share their life with a little girl across the railroad…Mom and Dad thought the world of Kay and Kenny… Kay was the first Martha Stewart in my eyes..Would love to hear from you..sending my Family’s Condolences to your Family…

Barbara, Bill, Mable and Abe

Lori
7 years ago

Donna

I’m sorry to hear about your dad my thoughts and prays are with you all I was like Paula i did not see it until today…. Rex and Lori Blake

Bill and Barbara Dent
7 years ago

Donna and Joe, You have our deepest sympathy for your loss.

Patsy Jo Gorby Raju
7 years ago

Donna Kay,

I am so very sorry to learn of the passing of your Dad. I viewed the memorial and he hadn’t changed looks in years except for getting older. I know the next while will be hard for you but be at peace knowing you had him for as long as you did. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

paula
7 years ago

this is paula i was Twila grandughter i think we meet a couple of times. I’m so sorry to hear about your dad i did not find out until the day after the sevice i guess they both wanted to be togeather agin i know that would not help you in your time of grief but that what i think.. but im truly sorry i loved your dad he always had a story to tell me when i saw him about the old days hope u and your family are doing ok