Kenneth Dale "Kenny" Bodkins
- April 12, 1950 - February 9, 2013
- Washington, Iowa
of Kenneth's Passing
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1 of 11 | Posted by: clint bodkins - des moines, IA
“Iknow it has been a long time since I seen you last but the memories of back home and colorado will remain with me forever .
2 of 11 | Posted by: Dan Morrison - Warsaw , IN
“Be free my brother thanks for the love
3 of 11 | Posted by: Bill - Nederland, CO - brother
“Kenny you were a great guy & will be missed by many!!!!!
4 of 11 | Posted by: Heather W. - Ottumwa, IA - Friend
5 of 11 | Posted by: beverly claver - ottumwa, IA
6 of 11 | Posted by: beverly claver - ottumwa, IA
“We will miss you terribly!
Your Colorado family .....
7 of 11 | Posted by: Bill, Stephanie, Nicole and Justin Bodkins - CO
“I will remember his laugh and smile; they will be missed at the Bodkin reunion.
8 of 11 | Posted by: Marcy (Paisley) Stout - IA
“Pops you were the best nieghbor and friend anybody could ask for thank you for always caring for my daughter and taking care of our dogs when we were...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Heather Stoner - Washington, IA
“I am thinking of you. He will be missed. I don't know if I can be there Friday, I just want you to know you are in my thoughts and heart.
10 of 11 | Posted by: Deb Schindler-Grim - Bloomfield, IA
“Kenny will be missed by all of us at EPC.
Thoughts and prayers to the family.
11 of 11 | Posted by: Dennis Tish
Kenneth Dale Bodkins, age 62, of Washington, Iowa, died Saturday, February 9, 2013 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City following a brief illness.
In celebration of Kenny's life the family will receive friends at the Marr Park Conservation Center on Friday, February 15, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The Jones & Eden Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, a general memorial has been established. Online condolences may be sent for Kenny's family through the web at www.jonesfh.com.
Kenny was born April 12, 1950, in Davis County, Iowa the son of Hobert and Helen (Blodgett) Bodkins. He attended school in Washington, Iowa. Kenny lived most of his life in Washington, Iowa but had previously lived in Ottumwa and Sigourney, Iowa.
He was employed at EPC in Kalona until health forced his retirement. He enjoyed being outdoors. Kenny enjoyed gardening, woodworking and collecting tins.
He is survived by son, Clint Bodkins and wife Tina of Colfax, Iowa; daughter, Ronette Wagner and husband Adam of Washington, Iowa; son Jason Bodkins and wife Renee of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; step son, Monte Graves of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; step daughter, Aimee Redlinger of Vinton, Iowa; 10 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; multiple adopted grandchildren; his father, Hobert Bodkins of Ottumwa, Iowa; sister, Leona Arnold of Ottumwa, Iowa; sister, Nancy Lankford and husband Jerry of Richland, Iowa; sister, Wanda Perkins and husband Rich of Wapello, Iowa; brother, Bill Bodkins and wife Stephanie of Wellington, Colorado; and special friend and caretaker Nia.
Kenny was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Bodkins; and two brothers, James and Bob Bodkins.