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Flint, Kenneth B. 1932-2006


Posted By: Ethel Cunningham (email)
Date: 7/15/2023 at 19:37:48

Kenneth Byron Flint, 73, of 1311 42nd Street S.E., is now awaiting the return of his Lord Jesus Christ. Services: 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 25, 2006, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home, Cedar Rapids, conducted by his nephew, Pastor Larry Flint. Friends may call on Thursday, February 23, from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial: Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.

Kenneth leaves behind his wife, Phyllis Flint of Cedar Rapids; three sons, Byron Flint of Cedar Rapids, Keenan (Cherie) Flint of Hiawatha, Keith (Michelle) Flint of Marion; a daughter, Laurie (Greg) Hentrich of Hiawatha; his sister, Wilma Vincent of Cedar Rapids; and a brother, Charles Flint of Delhi, Iowa. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, Gina, Josef, Dylan, Ryan, Dietrich, Jenna, Merissa, and Maleigha; and his beloved pet. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Virgil Flint; and a brother-in-law, Charlie Vincent.

Kenny, as most people called him, was born on November 13, 1932, in Hannibal, Missouri, to Dale O. and Fern Rose Flint. He came with his family to Cedar Rapids in 1955.

On November 22, 1958, he was married to Phyllis J. Root of Cedar Rapids by the Rev. Mary A. White of Bethany Congregational Church in Cedar Rapids, where he served as a deacon, and with his family were members for many years.

Kenny retired from Quaker Oats in 1994, with 39 years of service and was fondly nicknamed "Hawkeye? by his co-workers because of the dedication he placed on the fine details of his job.

Kenny was an accomplished poet and guitar player. He and his wife enjoyed camping and square dancing. They were members of TOPS (Take off Pound Sensibly) and the Good Sam Camping Club where he served as president. They were also snowbirds in Whitney, Texas for several years. Kenny was a member and union steward of Local 110 of the United Grain Millers Association. He loved listening to country music, doing crafts, and fishing.



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