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Hopkins - Rector Funeral Home

4 Percy L. Julian Drive, Greencastle, IN

OBITUARY

Carl E Kenworthy

January 16, 1942February 4, 2020

Carl Edward Kenworthy, 78, of Reelsville, formerly of Indianapolis, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2020.

Born at his grandmother's house in Indianapolis on January 16th, 1942. Carl spent the first five years of life with his mother in Indianapolis, then moved to Ladoga to live with his Father.

Carl graduated from Ladoga High School in 1960. In May of 1960 Carl entered the United States Air Force where he served until Feb. 1965.

During his years of service Carl spent most of his time stationed on the Azores Islands.

Fate took Carl to Luke AF Base outside of Phoenix where he met the love of his life, Margo Wood. They were married 55 years ago this week on Feb. 6, 1965. After being discharged, Indy became their home.

Carl's professional career started in June of 1965 working alongside his uncle Ed in his plumbing business .For five decades Carl continued growing his network to allow him to open Kenworthy Plumbing. Upon his retirement in Sept. of 2010, he and Margo moved to their property in Reelsville, IN. They were able to spend time with family, vacation in their RV, and enjoy NASCAR racing.

Carl is survived by his wife, Margo; children, Scott Kenworthy, Dianne (Randy) Asbury, and Mary (Cory) Lookebill; grandchildren, GT, Dylan( Linda Sue), Haylee, & Tatom; a great granddaughter, Brynlee; and step sister, Sue Dodd.

He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Kenworthy; mother, Anna Mary Marie Miller and six siblings.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, February 10, 2020 at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, IN. Interment will follow at the Boone-Hutcheson Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM on Monday until time of service at the funeral home.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, February 10, 2020
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 10, 2020

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Madonna Johnson

February 7, 2020

I am so sorry to hear that Carl has passed. Praying for you and the family..love you Margo

Gloria Schwedler

February 7, 2020

Margo and family, Harold and I are very sorry for your loss.

We remember meeting you before we all had children...living in the Duplex on North Tacoma. ...then when you moved to Ewing and for a short while babysat Kathy. We enjoyed the times we spent with you and Carl.

Sincerely, Gloria and Harold.

Tim Sewell

February 6, 2020

I grew up living down the street from the Kenworthy's for many yrs.went to School w/ Scott&Dianne.as well as the Scouts w/Scott.Mr.Kenworthy was a good family man.Prayers to the family. R.I.P Mr.Kenworthy......

Cathy Wisowaty

February 5, 2020

So very sorry for Carl's passing, he left this world to quickly. Prayers for family and friends. He will be sadly missed.
Love Cathy & Dave Wisowaty

Gordon Search Jr

February 5, 2020

I love you and miss you Grandpa

Scott Kenworthy

February 5, 2020

I love you Dad, I'll miss you a lot.Im very grateful to be your son. I'm glad to have you as my Dad.

Jeannie Baur

February 5, 2020

Rest In Peace and watch over your loved ones as they will miss you terribly. So sorry to the family for the loss of a dear husband and father

Karen (Asbury) Sebree

February 5, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Am so great full you guys always accepted me as a granddaughter. I have some very found memories and love you all. Dylan I’m so sorry bub love you bunches and mamaw I am praying for you and thinking of you love Karen rose

Sharie Uberto

February 5, 2020

I grew up down the street from this family and I’ve known him nearly all my life what a great sadness to lose someone so dear prayers love and strength to you all 🙏❤️

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY