Bruce R. Kenyon, 77, of Redmond, Washington died Friday January 27 at Evergreen Hospice in Kirkland, Washington.
He was born in Gary, South Dakota the son of Myron A. and Ruth Jerde Kenyon. The family moved to Redmond Washington in 1942. Bruce attended Lake Washington High School and Everett Community College. He joined the United States Marine Air Reserve and was honorably discharged in 1962. He was active in the Redmond Jaycees, The Independent Order of Odd Fellows(serving as a Grand Ruler of the Grand Jr. Lodge of Washington), the American Legion in Carnation, Washington and the Redmond Eagles.
He was married to Cheryl Andrieu in 1963. Bruce worked with Ford Motor company and served as Parts Manager at various dealerships in the Greater Seattle area. He owned and operated Carnation Auto Parts for 25 years along with his son. Bruce found a love of the community, reuniting with old friends, and making many new ones. He is survived by his wife Cheryl, daughter Karen, son Eric Kenyon and two grandchildren Justine and Shadrich Baird.
On Tuesday, February 7th a viewing will be at Redmond Methodist Church from 11:30am to 12:30pm with the funeral starting at 12:30pm. Graveside services will follow at 2:00pm at Cedar Lawns Memorial Park, with a celebration of life at 3:00pm at the Eagles Post in Redmond, Washington.
Memorial contributions may be made to Evergreen Hospice or charity of the donor’s choice