Kenneth Edgar Hild
Kenneth E. Hild Jr. of Edmond, Okla., was born Dec. 11, 1938, in Cherryvale, Kan., to Kenneth E. Sr. and Joanna Maxine Hild. He was the fourth of five children.
Kenneth graduated from Cherryvale High School. He went to work for Southwestern Bell in 1958, served in the Oklahoma National Guard from 1966 to 1970 and completed his college degree in 1970 from Phillips University. He retired from Southwestern Bell in 1991 after having his second major stroke.
On Oct. 10, 1962, Kenneth married Sadie Elizabeth McClellan of Oklahoma City. They were married 57 years and raised two daughters and a son. The family moved several times due to job advances, living in Oklahoma City, Enid, Anadarko and finally settling in Edmond, Okla. in 1972.
Kenneth E. Hild Jr. passed away peacefully the morning of March 12, 2020, in his home surrounded by loved ones.
He is survived by his wife, Sadie; their children, Debbie and Gene Newberry of Yukon, Okla.; Linda Nelson of Texas; and Kenny and Xiao Hild of California; his grandchildren, Erin and Braden Mitchell, Michael and Rachael Newberry, Kenny and Lauren Newberry and Cody Nelson; his great-grandchildren, Dakwann and Darrell; and his sister, Reba Borovicka; and brother, Donald Hild.
He is proceeded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Maxine Hild, and by sisters, Mary Louise Hild and Margaret Bryson.
Memorial services will be on a date to be determined at Memorial Road Church of Christ.
In lieu of flowers Kenneth asked that donations be made to Luther Community Service Center, P.O. Box 321, Luther, OK 73054.
Published on March 23, 2020

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