Kenneth Dale McNemee,
Born January 23rd, 1962 in Indio, California and passed away February 4th, 2020 at home in Homedale, Idaho, after a long courageous battle with cancer.
Ken served in the United States Army for a total of 4 years, 3 year active and 1 year in the reserves and was honorably discharged after serving nearly 2 years overseas in his active duty. He had received the M-16 Expert Qualification Badge, Expert Infantry Badge, Army Service Ribbon and Over Seas Service Ribbon.
Ken married Nancy on July 10th, 1999 at the home of her parents, Roger and Pat Hinton who became Ken’s beloved mom and dad.
Ken loved fishing, camping and raising horses with his wife Nancy in Homedale, Idaho. While trout fishing was great, crabbing and clamming on the Oregon coast was one of his true passions. He tried to visit the Oregon coast on an annual summer vacation to crab and clam.
Ken was a professional truck driver by trade and was very passionate about his profession. After driving truck all over the west, he settled in with Gary Amoth Trucking for over 17 years. He loved driving for Gary and the great associates of the company.
Though Ken was a big, deep voiced man, children loved to hang out with Ken. Most kids just called him Uncle Ken and some little ones called him Uncle Flower. Whether fishing, camping or just hanging out with the horses and the kids, everyone had a great time.
Ken is survived by his wife Nancy of 20 years, Mom Pat, daughters Laura Catter and Amber Montecchie, brother Tom Potier, in-laws Larry and Bonnie Hinton and a lot of nieces, nephews, great nephews and great nieces.
Ken’s memorial service will be held at Dakan Funeral Chapel, Thursday, February 13 at 2:00 pm. Ken asked that in lieu of flowers, Donations be made to St Jude’s Children Hospital.
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