Kenneth Lee Hysell, 67, of Sunnyside passed away on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at his home.
Kenneth was born July 18, 1944 in Kennewick, he son of Virgil Harlen and Violet Marie (LeLacheur) Hysell.
On Sept. 29, 1962 he married Stella Lundberg in St. Mary's, Idaho.
Kenneth was a semi-truck driver.
He enjoyed camping, fishing, spending time with family and listening to country music.
Kenneth is survived by his wife, Stella Hysell of Sunnyside; three sons, Kenny (Karen) Hysell of Morristown, Ind., Dennis (Tina) Hysell of Glade Park, Colo. and Roger (Tammy) Hysell of Prosser; two daughters, Sandy (Marty) Isaac of Glenwood, Ind. and Violet (Frank) Sarmiento of Connersville, Ind.; 18 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters, Wanda Moss and Linda Porter, both of Grandview and Nancy (Wayne) Fitzpatrick of Hermiston, Ore.; and one brother, Larry (Edith) Hysell of Weaver, Ala.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Violet Hysell; one brother, Robert Hysell; and one sister, Diane Duncan.
Memorial services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Sunnyside Eagles, 100 E. South Hill Rd., Sunnyside, with a potluck following.
Those interested in helping provide food for the potluck may contact Kay Clampitt, at 837-4523 or 840-3687.
Those wishing to sign Kenneth's on-line memorial book may do so at www.funeralhomesmith.com.
Smith Funeral Home LTD and Crematory in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.