June 28, 1960 ~ April 14, 2019
Kenneth Lee Park, 58, died April 14, 2019 in his Lee’s Summit, MO home. Kenneth was born June 28, 1960 to James A. and Jane Park in Paducah, KY.
His family relocated to West Africa in 1972 to work as Southern Baptist missionaries. Ken graduated from the American Cooperative School in Monrovia, Liberia in 1979.
Back in the States, Ken enlisted in the US Navy, working as a statistician on the USS Independence.
He was proud of his Navy Expeditionary Medal, earned for service in the Indian Ocean. Upon discharge, Ken worked in Kansas City, MO at a local pizzeria where he met his wife Annette. They married on Oct. 5, 2002 and had a son and daughter.
He worked as a Microsoft-certified customer support technician. He also enjoyed teaching some computer classes at Penn Valley Community College in KC,MO.
Ken loved fishing and turkey hunting. Survivors include his wife Annette Altman Park, son Daniel (16), daughter Sarah (13) of LSMO, parents Rev. James and Jane Park (LSMO), sister Karen Williamson (Michael) (KCMO), Kathi (Anthony) Gutierrez (KCMO), brother James Kip Park (LSMO), and many family and friends in MO and KY.
A private Celebration of Life will be held on June 28, 2019. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a memorial contribution to a college fund for his son and daughter.