Kenneth L. McCall passed away November 28 at the age of 97 from complications from pneumonia.
Ken was born January 8, 1921, to Dora and Clifford McCall.
He was a life-long Butler resident until 2013 when he and his wife moved to the Presbyterian Retirement Village in Holidaysburg, Pennsylvania.
Kenneth is survived by his wife of 74 years, Donna Yarger McCall. Ken had four daughters: Kay Lane (Bob) of Brighton, Michigan; Pamela Vacheenas (Jim) of Baltimore, Maryland; Rebecca Hornung (Bill) of Holidaysburg, Pennsylvania; and Marsha Dippold (Bud) of Rigway, Pennsylvania.
His wife and family were the love of his life. Ken graduated from Butler High School 1939. He attended Butler Business College and was a member of the C.C.C. from 1940-1941. He was a member of the Jefferson Township Board Authority: Jefferson Township School Board and the South Butler School Board. Ken was a life-long member of the First United Methodist Church and served as a Trustee and a Sunday School teacher. He worked for Habitat for Humanity for 10 years. He was honored at the Legacy Dinners from 2013-2018. Ken was employed at Castle Rubber for 4 years, Pullman Standard for 3 years and John R. Ellison Plumbing and Heating for 30 years. He was a Registered Master Plumber and a partner in Cunningham, McCall and Shanor until his retirement in 1986. Ken was an avid reader and card player. He was recently most proud of his book he wrote and published, “ The McCall Odyssey.” Ken loved children and was able to connect with them. His caring spirit, upbeat personality and infectious smile will be remembered by all who knew him.
Friends will be received at Thompson – Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street Butler, PA. on Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 12 (noon) at the First United Methodist Church, 200 East North Street Butler, PA, with Pastor David Janz of First United Methodist Church, officiating.
Private burial will take place in the Chapel of Devotion, Butler County Memorial Park.
Memorials are suggested to the Habitat for Humanity International, 322 West Lamar Street, Americus, GA 31709.
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.