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Kenneth B. Wartenbee Jr., 65, of Utica, passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at his residence. He was born on May 10, 1952 in Zanesville, OH, a son to the late Kenneth Sr. and Ruth (Rogers) Wartenbee. Kenneth loved fishing, nascar and was a big fan of Dale Earnhardt. He coached Johnstown youth league soccer, baseball and basketball for six year and was a member of the Johnstown Kiwanis. He is survived by his son, Eric (Ashley); grandchildren, Curtis Joseph, Monika (Conner) Fredrick, Hannah, Rylie and Tabitha; siblings, Clifford (Cheryl), Kathaleen Soter, Gail (John) Lampadarios, Bonnie (Jeff) Sims; Connie (Charles) Newsom and Margaret; brother-in-law, Dennis Clagg; 23 nieces and nephews and loving companion dog, Dusty. In addition to his parents, Kenneth is also preceded in death by his loving wife of 42 years, Debra Kay. Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, July 7, 2017 at CROUSE-KAUBER-FRALEY FUNERAL HOME, 225 N. Main St., Johnstown, OH 43031. Friends may call one hour prior to the start of service. Interment will follow at Green Hill Cemetery.