Kenneth Paul Hearn, Lieutenant Colonel, USAF (RTD), age 80, of Oak Ridge, passed away Wednesday, March 4, at Methodist Medical Center, following a lengthy illness.
He was born January 9, 1935 in Memphis, Tennessee, the son of Joseph P. and Eunice Rodman Hearn, both of whom are deceased.
He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Ann Duncan Hearn; son, Robert and his two daughters, Marissa and Kayleigh of Oak Ridge, and by son Gary and his wife Tracy and their children, Kaitlyn and Matthew of Franklin, Tennessee. His grandchildren have been his shining lights for 22 years. He is also survived by brother, Gerald Hearn of Memphis, and sisters, Joan True and husband J. W. of Conway, Arkansas, and Marylee Turner of Mesa, Arizona; and special friends, Richard and Jean Dew of Gatlinburg, and Linh and Sa Le of Oak Ridge. [Read more…]