Kenneth Staines “Ken” Hoy, age 71, of Ionia, passed away on March 5, 2019 in Lowell, Michigan.. Ken was born on May 1, 1947, the son of Glen S. and Edith (Thomas) Hoy. He was preceded in death by both of his parents, a brother, Robert W. Hoy, a brother-in-law Harry “Joe” Lehman, a nephew Edward Lehman and many aunts and uncles.
Ken enjoyed live music, BINGO, watching soap operas, NASCAR, football (Lions) and baseball (Tigers). He was a good natured, “smart alec”. He had a twinkle in his eye, while he was joking with people. His joy, jokes and pure heart will be dearly missed. He is survived by two sisters, Peggy Lehman of Ionia, Betty (Jack) Harter of Fenwick; one brother David L. Hoy of Ionia; a sister -in-law, Bonnie Hoy of Fenwick; a special niece, Christina Hattis of Lowell and a special cousin, Mary Ellen Walter; and many nieces nephews, cousins and friends.
Private family visitation services were held at Verdun Family Funeral Home in Belding and a Graveside Service with Committal Prayers will take place on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at Sunny Hill Cemetery where he will be interred next to his parents.