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Thomas Wayne McKenna

Thomas Wayne McKenna

Thomas Wayne McKenna passed away at his home on March 19, 2020.

Tom was born on May 21, 1938 to Dean W. McKenna and Florence Wallace McKenna Gallaher.

Tom was a military policeman in the U.S. Army. He worked for O’Ames Company Plant Number Two for 38 1/2 years.

Tom loved to bowl, go to the Amish Country and spend time with his grandmother, Asia Wallace of Coal Run, Ohio.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, JoAnne Riddle McKenna whom he married on December 26, 1961.

He is also survived by his brother, Richard Gallaher (Valerie) of Cleveland, Ohio, sister, Jean Ladner of Ohio, Special Aunt Lucy Barton (Ralph) of Coal Run Ohio, several brother and sister in laws and several nieces and nephews.

Tom was proceeded in death by his parents, his sister, Margaret McKenna Fluharty and his brothers, Bill Gallaher and Dean W. McKenna, Jr.

Tom and JoAnn wanted to thank all his in-laws for helping during his illness, especially Scott and Esther Stalnaker who have been there daily to help him throughout his illness.

Many thanks to Amedisys Hospice Nurses for taking such good care of him, especially Greg Michaels, Dr. Stephan Hanna and his staff.

Funeral Services will be Monday, March 23, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Randy Dornan officiating. Burial will follow funeral services at Mt. Olivet Cemetery Parkersburg. Visitation will be Sunday, March 22, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home.