Lawncrest Chapel & Memorial Park

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Kenneth Richard Shute Sr.

July 24, 1938March 16, 2020

Kenneth Richard Shute Sr., 81, of Shingletown, CA passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020 at his residence. Born in Whittier, Los Angeles County, on July 24, 1938.

Kenneth served in the U.S. Air Force from 1956 to 1961 then as an Air Traffic Controller for the FAA. L.A. Center located in Palmdale, CA until he retired on disability in 1975. After that he worked for Antelope Valley Florist in Lancaster, CA, then NAPA Auto Parts in Palmdale, CA. Kenneth and Jane moved to Shingletown, CA in 1992 where he went to work for NAPA Auto Parts in Redding, CA until 2002.

Kenneth was the son of the late William Chester Sr. and Laura Belle Brown Shute. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter Kari Robin Shute; 1 half sister Julia Ellen Graham; 3 half brothers Wayne Baldwin Shute, William Chester Shute Jr., and Donald Lewis Shute; 3 brothers Norman Lee Shute Sr., Dennis Raymond Shute, and Harold Eugene Shute. He is survived by his wife Jane Adele Slater Shute; sons Kenneth Richard Shute II of Keaau, HI and Kyle Randall Shute of Burbank, CA; daughters Kathryn Renee' Nelson of McKinney, TX and Kala Rochelle Scoggin of Reno, NV; 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Per his wishes, he will be cremated and no services will be held.


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