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Obituary for Kenneth E. "Ken" Stack
Kenneth E. “Ken” Stack, age 76, of Macksburg, Ohio, died Friday, July 5, 2019, at his home. He was born August 27, 1942, in Elba, son of the late Shelby Dennis Stack and Pauline Beatrice Swain. He owned and operated K. E. Stack Logging, which contracted for 42 years with Haessly Timber and Logs. He was also previously employed by B&N Coal Company and Nicolozakes Coal, and he worked building silos. Ken was a leader at the Macksburg United Methodist Church, and he was a member of the National Rifle Association and the Buell’s Run Hunting Club. He was a volunteer at The Samaritan House in Caldwell and a former 4-H advisor. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling, and woodworking, and he was devoted to his wife and family.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one son, Kurt Allen Stack; one grandson, Carl Steven Stack, Jr.; one brother, Dennis Stack; and his half-brothers, James P. Stack, Kendal Stack, and Gary Lee Stack.
Surviving are his wife, Sandra D. Baker Stack, whom he married August 18, 1958; his children, Paul “Eugene” (Debbie) Stack of Warner, Carl S. Stack of Cumberland, and Melissa J. (Neil) Polk of Caldwell; a daughter-in-law, Stephanie L. Stack of Waterford; a half-sister, Sandra E. Hesson of North Carolina; two grandchildren, Blake Audra (Alex) Wilson and Mackenzie Darlene Polk; two step-grandchildren, Kyle and Christopher Fink; three great-grandchildren, Greyson, Wade, and Emmalynn Wilson; special aunts and uncle, Marlene Hesson, Wanda Dennis, and Wendell Griffin; special friends, Gloria and Donna Farley, Mike Harper and family, Gary Farnese, Richard Thomas and family, Pastor John Schafer, and the Haessly Hardwood family and employees; and several nieces, nephews, and uncles.
Friends may call Tuesday, July 9, 2019, from 4-8PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, where the funeral service will be observed Wednesday, July 10th at 11AM with Pastor John Schafer officiating. Burial will follow at Salem Twp. Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Macksburg United Methodist Church, c/o Neil Polk, 517 Belford Street, Caldwell, Ohio, 43724.