Kenneth R. Necessary age 81 of Springfield, passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at his residence while surrounded by his loving family. He was born the son of John Walter & Myrtle (Blevins) Necessary on July 4, 1940 in Weeksbury, Kentucky. He is preceded in death by his parents. Kenneth is survived by his loving wife Marie (Burke) Necessary of 62 years; children Tina (Chris) Fisher, Chad D. (Tammy) Necessary, & Amy (Heath) Davis; sisters Eula Dyer, & Charlene Burkitt; 6 grandchildren Rachel (Sonny) Windhorst, Phillip Allen Davis, Elizabeth Davis, Trevor Fisher, Caitlyn (Jason) Williams, & Lainey Pettigrew; 1 great grandchild Blakely Williams; 4 honorary grandchildren Josh, Lucas, Jacob, & Rachel. Kenneth was a loving husband, father, & grandfather. He will be missed by all of those who love him. Kenneth was a member of The Church of Christ and served as a deacon for 25 years, & a elder for several years. He worked at Navistar for 33 years. Kenneth enjoyed being outside and had a green thumb, he was well known for his manicured yard where he tended to his flowers and ornamental trees. Friends may call on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home 838 E. High St. Springfield, Ohio from 5PM – 7PM. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 2PM. Interment to follow at Ferncliff Cemetery. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the Moorefield TWP. Paramedics, Ohio’s Hospice, & his nurses Teanda, Mary, & Kathy. Online condolences may be left at www.richardsraffanddunbar.com.
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