Kenneth Leon Clampitt
Kenneth Leon Clampitt, age 43, a resident of rural Fulton, Kan., passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, at his home following an apparent heart attack. He was born July 20, 1977, in Fort Scott, Kan. In earlier years, Kenny worked for Extrustions. He later farmed for Mike and Shana Emerson for 18 years. Kenny enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time around a bonfire. He often smoked meat for family gatherings and other events. He also enjoyed raising game fowl. Kenny also officiated at several weddings.
Survivors include his parents, David and Brenda Hathaway, of the home in Fulton; two brothers, Clinton Clampitt also of the home and Kyle Hathaway (Shannon), of Fort Scott; three sisters, Angela Carpenter (Jeff), Rhonda Cole (Ben) and Rachel Thompson, all of Fort Scott and several nieces and nephews.
There was cremation. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday evening at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Private burial will take place at a later date in the Barnesville Cemetery east of Fulton. Memorials are suggested to the Kenny Clampitt Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.