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Kenneth L. Williard

March 27, 1948 ~ March 2, 2018 (age 69)

Kenneth L. Williard, 69, of Palmyra passed away Friday, March 2, 2018 in the M.S. Hershey Medical Center.


Born March 27, 1948 in Hershey, he was a son of the late Nevin F. and Ruth (Smith) Williard.


Retired from Hershey Foods Corporation, he was a member of Chocolate Workers Union Local 464 and the John Deere Club.  Ken was known as Snack King and Alpo Man and enjoyed woodworking, riding his motorcycle and John Deere zero turn riding mower.  He loved Halloween, TV, and his dog Reggie, but his greatest love was his family.


Surviving are his wife of almost 49 years Beverly J. (Lentz) Williard; son Todd, husband of Vennie Williard; daughter Melissa, wife of Michael Hand; brother Earl, husband of Andrea Williard; mother-in-law Christine Lentz; grandchildren Chaney, Kelsey, Cameron, Haley, and Caleb; step granddaughters Emily and Vanessa; and great grandson Maximus.


A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Buse Funeral Home, 145 North Grant Street, Palmyra preceded by a visitation from 10:00 AM.  Interment will be in Grand View Memorial Park, Annville.


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 150 Monument Road, Suite 100, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 or Lebanon Humane Society, 150 North Ramona Road, Myerstown, PA 17067.

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