Kenny Gorrell, 59, of Russellville passed away in Clayton on Sept 16, 2019 surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with cancer.
He was born on Aug 26, 1960 in Greencastle, IN to the late Charles Harvey and Imogene Maxine (Nicholson) Gorrell. He married Dianna (Davis) Gorrell on Sept 29, 2001 at the Russellville Community Center in Russellville, IN. She survives.
He worked for Fry Dairy Farm for 10 years and Tri County Trash for 35 years. He was a graduate of North Putnam High School in the class of 1980.
He enjoyed anything outdoors. Gardening, hunting, fishing, camping, riding his 4-wheeler in the woods, picking up walnuts by the truck full and cutting wood are a few of the things he really enjoyed. He loved being with and teaching his grandchildren about nature and the great outdoors.
Survivors include his wife Dianna (Davis) Gorrell of Russellville; brothers, Joe Gorrell of Crawfordsville and Bobby Gorrell of Russellville; children, Earl Ray (Michelle) Gorrell of Greencastle, Lynda (Jason) Fox of Clayton, Sara (Tyler) Welty of Plainfield, Charla (Matt) Gorrell-Whitlock of Crawfordsville; Step children, Steve Hansen of Russellville, and Danielle Hansen (Jessie Cummings) of Russellville; grandchildren, Hunter, Justin, Easton, Colton, Brynlee, Matthew, Noah, Tyler, Waylon and Aunt Lynne Gorrell of FL.
He is preceded in death by his parents; Uncles and Aunts Willis and Margaret Gorrell, Eddie Gorrell, Fred Nicholson, Bob and Betty Nicholson; granddaughter Janet Joanne “JJ” Whitlock; and grandson Spencer J. Hansen.
Funeral services will be Thursday, Sept 19, 2019 at 7 p.m. at Servies and Morgan Funeral Home, 102 East Washington Street, Roachdale, IN 46172. Darrell Wiatt will be officiating the service. Friends and family may pay their respects three hours before the time of service. You are invited to visit www.serviesmorgan.com where you can leave an online condolence for the family. Servies & Morgan Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.