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George Albert Kennington

August 4, 1947 ~ July 20, 2022 (age 74)

Obituary

George Albert Kennington, Born August 4th 1947 in Afton Wy. To Glenn and Delpha Kennington. Died July 2otl, ,2022
George grew up on the family farm in Afton, He learned from an early age of hard work from milking cows to working in the fields. He was always up early and put in full day. He held many ranch jobs in Wyoming and Idaho, he worked for SV Feed store, Star Studs Sawmill, Harry McReynolds, Polygaurd, and Star Valley Disposal until he was injured and had to retire.
He married the love of his life Lana Allred on January 19'\ 1971, and with this union he was blessed with two beautiful daughters, Dessa and Quine.
George was a wonderful father and his love grew even more when he became a grandfather to Lanessa, Kheldon and KaeLana, they were was his pride and joy.
He loved his family unconditionally and was always there to support and help anytime, day or night. George had a gift of making everyone feel excepted and loved. He never really had just friends, or just acquaintances, because he treated everyone like family. You never went to See George with out leaving with Candy, jerky, fish or money put in your hand, and a big old smile as he waved goodbye. His favorite past times were, Fishing, hunting, trapping, camping, reading, and just visiting with friends and family on his back deck. His family was especially close and took many drives just to enjoy the mountains, and reminisce on old times and see the roads that he built and places that he worked.
George held many positions in the LDS church, but his Favorite two were primary and Scouts. He and Lana were primary teachers for over 20 years in different classes. George just loved the children and they loved George.
George was a member of the Army National Guard and was honorably Discharged in 1972.
He is survived by his Daughters Dessa Shaffer and Quine Crnkovich, His 3 grandchildren, Lanessa Shaffer, Kheldon Shaffer, and KaeLana Crnkovich. His siblings ValDee (Dale) Kennington, La Von Davis, Cathy Davis, Annie(Cleve) Erickson and Brad (Kelly) Kennington.
He is preceded in death by his wife Lana, both parents, Glenn & Delpha Kennington and his sister Jean Hoopes.

In Lieu of flowers, there has been an account set up at the First Bank in Afton to help cover expenses.


Services

Visitation
Friday
July 29, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schwab Mortuary and Crematory
44 East 4th Ave.
Afton, WY 83110

Visitation
Saturday
July 30, 2022

11:00 AM to 11:55 AM
Grover LDS Ward
1156 State Highway 237
Grover, WY 83122

Memorial Service
Saturday
July 30, 2022

12:00 PM
Grover LDS Ward
1156 State Highway 237
Grover, WY 83122

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
July 30, 2022

Grover Cemetery
Grover Cemetery RD
Afton, WY 83110

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