Kenneth Ray Gorman
Kenneth Ray Gorman
  • July 16, 1954 - July 17, 2017
  • Knoxville, Tennessee

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Kenneth Ray Gorman, Jr. "Kenny Ray", age 63, of Knoxville, passed away suddenly on Monday afternoon, July 17, 2017. Also known as "Mr. G," Kenneth taught at Rule and Gibbs High School, and enjoyed being outside, creating artwork, crafting, and being with his family. He is preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Ray Gorman, Sr. He is survived by his wife, Angela Gorman; children, Jennifer Conner (Chris), Kenneth "Aaron" Gorman, Amber Cooper, Nikki Petty (Drew), and Elizabeth Costantino (Mark); step-daughter, Addie Jones; grandchildren, Preston and Madison Conner, Michael and Paisley Gorman, Jacob, Zac, Andrew, and Abbie Cooper, Levi, Peyton, and Aubrey Petty; mother, Betty Faye Ownby; siblings, Linda Clark, Cindy Buckner (Ron), and Randy Gorman (Carole); and several extended family members and friends. There will be a Celebration of Life at 4:00pm on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Grace and Peace Church (2122 East Magnolia Ave., Knoxville, TN 37917), with Rev. David Knight officiating. In honor of his love of gardening, please consider bringing live plants for the family to plant following the service. His favorites were mums and roses. Condolences may be offered at