Kenneth J. McFarland, 56, of Elkhart, passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Elkhart on September 29, 1962 to Myrl and Sharon (Williams) McFarland who survive.
He is also survived by his brothers, Steven (Ruby) McFarland and Roger (Lilly Argualla) McFarland; nephews, Royal DelaCruz and Christopher McFarland; grandnieces, Gwynn and Elenore; grandnephew, Sam; and several aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Harry and Ada McFarland and his maternal grandparents, Thomas and Eva Williams.
In accordance with the family’s wishes, cremation will take place at Billings Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 812 Baldwin St., Elkhart. A private family gathering and memorial service will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may be given to Myrl and Sharon McFarland directly.
Kenneth worked as a cabinet maker for Cana Cabinetry in Elkhart and enjoyed his job. He enjoyed carpentry and loved creating furniture from wood. He especially enjoyed participating in track and gymnastics when he attended junior high and high school. When he was young, his hobbies included writing poetry, drawing, and learning Spanish. Kenneth was a man who often kept to himself, but his presence will be missed by his loving family.
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