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Kenneth Foreman

August 1, 1931 — January 4, 2020

Kenneth E. Foreman, 88, of West Mansfield, passed away peacefully, Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Logan Acres Nursing Home.
A 1945 graduate of West Mansfield High School, he proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Having a strong work ethic, he delivered ice during his childhood, then went on to work at Hardings, Hopewell Dairy and Nash Finch.
An avid reader, Ken also enjoyed woodworking. He was a member of the American Legion Post 603 in West Mansfield and attended the West Mansfield United Methodist Church.
Born August 1, 1931, he was the son of the late George and Vena (LeVan) Foreman. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a son, Tom Foreman; a great granddaughter, Sky Lhamon; his sisters, Sandy Hairfield and Ruth Short and his brothers, George Foreman, Jr., Terry Foreman and Charles "Pete" Foreman.
On May 28, 1955 in West Mansfield, he married his wife of over 64 years, Julia Longbrake and she survives in West Mansfield. He is also survived by his sons, Ken (Diane) Foreman and Tim Foreman of West Mansfield; a sister, Joy Luman of Arp, TX; a brother; Lester (Jerri) Foreman of Bellefontaine; grandchildren; Mike (Wanda) Foreman, Dustany (David) Foreman, Shel-Leigh (Shawn) Sadler, Scot (Sarah) Foreman, Danielle Foreman, Shelbie (Jazz) McNew, Kylene (Tim) Jenkins and Tyler Foreman; great grandchildren, Taylor, Kaylee, Brooklyn, Colin, Hunter, Jayda, Riley, Sunny, Summer, Izabelle, Lucas, Arianna, Benjamin, Hayden, Jaydyn, Raiden, Paige, Alyvia, Sabre, Tyson and Logan.
Friends may call from 5-7 P.M. Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at the Wilson Funeral Home, Schnurrenberger Chapel 222 W. Center St. West Mansfield where funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, January 9, 2020. Pastor Douglas Thompson will officiate and burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in West Mansfield. Memorial contributions can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or Nationwide Children's Hospital in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Service Details.


When: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Wilson Funeral Home, Schnurrenberger Chapel
Address: 222 W. Center St. WEST MANSFIELD, OH 43358


When: Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:00pm
Location: Wilson Funeral Home, Schnurrenberger Chapel
Address: 222 W. Center St. WEST MANSFIELD, OH 43358


Location: Greenlawn Cemetery

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