Wilson E. Slim Kendall
Funeral services for Wilson E. Slim Kendall, age 96 of Ogdensburg will be held on Thursday (Oct 24, 2013) at 4:00pm at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Lay Reader Larry Caufield from St. Johns Episcopal Church officiating.
Calling hours will also be held on Thursday from 2:00pm until the time of the funeral. Mr. Kendall passed away at the Riverledge Healthcare Facility on Sunday (Oct 20, 2013) surrounded by his family.
Surviving are his children Kenneth & Sandra Kendall of Ogdensburg, Richard & Ann Kendall of Sayre PA, Gary & Christy Kendall of Ashville NC, Penny Lawton, Sally Fisher, Linda Lovely, Deborah McLear & her companion Gary Richards, Alicia & Doug Besaw, Tina Kendall & her fiancÚ Keith Renaud and Patricia Kendall & her companion Kenny Casselman all of Ogdensburg; 35 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great-grandchildren; a brother Hubert Kendall; and sister Maxine Dillard both from IN. Predeceasing him were his wife Shirley in 1986, a son Robert Kendall in 1981 and a daughter Susan Lovely in 2008 along with ten brothers & sisters.
Wilson was born on December 26, 1916 in Peoria, IN a son of the late George L. & Loretta J. (Ford) Kendall. He attended schools in Indiana and married Shirley Wicks in 1944. He enlisted in the US Army from1941 - 1945 during the Battle of Normandy. During his career he was employed by Dodds Dairy for 37 years as a milk man, Bastas Flowers, California Fruit Market, Mikes Deli and Bennetts Food Store. Wilson enjoyed playing fast pitch softball, fishing, bowling, poker and playing with his grandchildren. He was a member of The Ogdensburg Kiwanis and Umpired Seaway Slow Pitch for several years.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Ogdensburg Kiwanis Club. Condolences can also be shared online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.