John Browning, Sr
John Browning, Sr
John Browning, Sr
John Browning, Sr
John Browning, Sr
John Browning, Sr

Obituary of John Kenneth Browning, Sr

John Kenneth Browning, Sr.

Of Victor, WV

   John Kenneth Browning, Sr., 63, of Victor, departed this life on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at Fayetteville, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

   He was born December 18, 1956, at Logan, the son of the late Rubal W. and Anna Lou (Stafford) Browning.

   In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Kenneth and Leona (Spry) Stafford; his paternal grandparents, John Sherman and Edna (Blankenship) Browning;  and several aunts and uncles.

   John was a 1974 graduate of Man High School where he was a member of the Man High School Marching Band and the Man High School Stage Band.   He attended WV Tech at Montgomery.  John worked for many years at Browning Lumber Company.  John’s passion was music, he was a guitar player and a member of various bands through the years. He attended Ansted Baptist Church in Ansted, WV where Rev. Randy Spurgeon was his minister. 

   Those left to cherish his memory are three children, John Kenneth (Kathy Jo) Browning, Jr. of Man, Sara Margaret “Meg” (Brian) Keith of Whitman, and Jenny Rebecca Ann (Dustin) Picard of Hesperia, CA; one brother, Stephen “Steve” Browning of Hico; six grandchildren, Chloe Elizabeth Picard, Victoria Alyce Duncan, Lauren Jo Brooke Browning, Steven Dominic Picard, Charles Grayson Keith, and Jaden Keith; two nieces, Teresa Browning Miller and Katherine Young; one nephew, Stephen Browning II; and numerous cousins along with a host of other relatives and friends.

   Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Sunday, at Ansted Baptist Church in Ansted. 

   Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, December 2, 2019, at the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man with Rev. Walter Grimmett    officiating.  Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill.

   Pall bearers will be Brian Keith, Dustin Picard, Stephen Browning II, Mike Miller, Hunter Horton, Fisher Horton and  Issak Browning Young

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   Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home at Anstead and Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man. 

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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Ansted Baptist Church
Holley Street
Ansted, West Virginia, United States

Funeral Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday, December 2, 2019
Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home
115 Market Street
Man, West Virginia, United States

Graveside service

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Monday, December 2, 2019
Forest Lawn Cemetery
169 Forest Lawn Cemetery Rd.
Pecks Mill, West Virginia, United States
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