Kenneth Richard Jakeman
Kenneth Richard Jakeman
  • March 12, 1944 - December 23, 2017
  • Hope Hull, Alabama

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Kenneth R. Jakeman, 73, of Hope Hull, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017.
Mr. Jakeman was preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Velma Jakeman, and his little brother, Bruce Jakeman.
He was a retired CW4 with 20 years of service in the Army, retired with 30 years of service with IBM and retired with 20 years of service with the State of Alabama's ISD division. He also served as a Reserve State Trooper and was elected Constable for Hope Hull. He enjoyed being a HAM operator (W40WB).
Kenneth is survived by his wife of 54 years, Karen Townsend Jakeman; children, Keith Jakeman, Kevin (Sharon) Jakeman, Deborah( Mike) Kirk; grandchildren, Jennifer Jakeman, Luke Jakeman, Heather Jakeman, Katherine Kirk, Glenn Jakeman, and Elizabeth Kirk; great granddaughter, Kyla Jakeman.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 from 930-1030AM, at Leak Memory Chapel with a graveside service with military honors to follow at 11:00Am at Montgomery Memorial Cemetery, with Rev. Tim Meadows officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his honor to your favorite charity.
The family would like to send special thanks to Dr. Thompson and staff at Montgomery Cancer Center, Baptist Hospice and other care nurses at Baptist South.