HELPER - Kenneth Ray Lister, age 44, passed away peacefully on Oct. 15, 2013.
He was born Dec. 13, 1968 in Salt Lake City to John Ferron and Delilla May Giles Lister.
Ken was thoughtful , compassionate, loving, ambitious and kind hearted, with many interests and talents. Best known for his long, wavy hair, sarcastic sense of humor and his love for Canadian Hunter blend Whiskey and the Oakland Raiders football team.
His favorite past-times included fishing, camping, firearms, anything with the word motor. He also enjoyed working with his hands, tattooing and practicing leather-mans work.
He loved nothing more than to be surrounded by family, friends and loved ones. Kenny was a longtime member of Helper E Clampus Vitus, Matt Warner Chapter 1900. He enjoyed making a difference in the lives of others.
Survived by his two biggest fans, daughters, Samantha J. Lister (William Berner); Kendra R. Lister; mother, Delilla Lister; granddaughter, Carlie Ann Berner; sister, Brenda (Sheryl) Wayman; brothers, Dean (Debra) Lister, Dell (Joan) Lister; step-daughters, Mandy Bene, Nikki Bene, step-son, J.D. Bene and his eight step-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins, community of friends and brothers of Matt Warner.
Preceded in death by father, John Lister; sister, Barbara Lister; brother, Preston Lister; first wife, Bonnie Stephan; wife of sixteen years, Debbie Lister, nephew, Levi Armstrong, best friend and nephew, Johnny Melo and friend, Charlie Rodel.
Memorial service, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, 3 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home in Price.
Family will be at Mitchell's Friday one hour prior to service. Followed with food, music and friends at the Clamper Hall on Helper Main Street in celebration of his life. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home where friends may share memories of Kenneth at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net.
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