Ken McDermed…September 5, 1948 – November 29, 2016




A celebration of life memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Ken McDermed will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, Decemeber 3, 2016 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Jerry Ellis of the First Southern Baptist Church officiating.

Per Ken’s request cremation will take place and there will be no visitation.

Ken was born on September 5, 1948 at Las Animas, Colorado to Herbert Gerald and Dorothy Irene (Sellard) McDermed and passed away on November 29, 2016 at his home in Lamar with his family by his side at the age of 68.

He is preceded in death by his father, Bud McDermed; mother, Dorothy Jensen; step-father, Daniel Jensen; brother, Gerald McDermed; and his half-brothers, Herb McDermed and Haley McDermed.

Ken is survived by his wife, Myra McDermed of the family home in Lamar; children Danella (Sean) Snider of Springfield, MO and Ryan (Renee) McDermed of Wheatridge, CO; grandchildren, Nolan and Sloane McDermed and his half-siblings, Diane Gass of Lamar and Randy McDermed of Las Animas, CO. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other family and many friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lamar Area Hospice either direct or in care of the funeral home office.  Services are under the direction of the Peacock Family.

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