Kenneth Rodney Thorpe

June 13, 1953 ~ October 2, 2018 (age 65)

A Memorial Celebration and family gathering will be held on Saturday (October 6, 2018) at the Family Residence (5825 Kings View Ct, San Diego, CA 92114) from 3pm-6pm. 

​A Memorial Service will be held on October 20, 2018 at the Hillcrest Community Center, 10401 Hillcrest Road, Kansas City, MO 64134



What a Mighty Good Man We Lost on October 2, 2018!

Kenneth Rodney Thorpe was born in Huntsville, MO on June 13, 1953 to Helyn L. Thorpe and Richard O. Thorpe. During middle school, his family moved to Kansas City, MO. Kenneth graduated from East High School.

After graduation, Kenneth enlisted in the U.S. Army. Upon completion of his military service, he began a business career. Kenneth held management positions with the U. S. Postal Service, General Motors Corp., and the Kroger Co.

Those left to mourn his loss are his daughters – Tameka (Jessica), Kenitra, and Krystle; granddaughters – Kaysean, Seanice, and Anaya; siblings – Fred (Linda), Ronald (Diane), Perry (Robbie), Jerry (Barbara), Theresa (Ronnie), LaTanya, Darrell, Kelly, and Penny. Kenneth was preceded in death by his brothers Marlon, Robert and Rory. Kenneth also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends that will miss him dearly.

Kenneth spent his final twenty-one months of retirement in San Diego, CA with his wife, Sarah, and her family – Martinique, Miriam (Derrick), Maya and Maliyah.





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