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Kenneth Arnold Mcconathy

August 27, 1935 — July 13, 2020

Kenneth A. “PawPaw” McConathy was born on August 27, 1935 in Colfax, LA to Bob and Irene
McConathy. He went to Heaven on July 13, 2020. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents,
brother Marshall McConathy, brother-in-law Gene Wilson and son, Robert (Bobby) McConathy. He is
survived by wife Mary Nell Harris, son Joe and wife Gretchen of Highland Village, son Steve and wife
Shelly of Weatherford, son Bryan and wife Kerry of Aledo, and daughter-in-law Julie of Devine, sister
Margaret Wilson of Mart, sister-in-law Yoshie of California, and brother Don and wife Pauletta of
Abilene. Eight grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He was a friend to
everyone he met.
Kenneth grew up in Boyce, LA on a dairy farm. He came to Dallas in 1955 to work. In 1957, he was
working road construction in Mineral Wells. Kenneth took Nell Harris on a blind date in the spring and
they married on July 12th of that year.
Kenneth worked at General Dynamics for 6 years and at Sands Propane for 29 years. He raised cattle,
farmed and cut/baled hay all over Parker county with his sons and grandsons through out his life.
Kenneth went fishing as often as possible. He also fried fish and cooked hamburgers for baseball games
and anyone who asked. He was a member of Baker Baptist Church and a Knight of Pythias for 51 years.
The family requests, instead of flowers, contributions be made in Kenneth’s name to the “Bobby
McConathy Vocational Scholarship Fund” at First Financial in Weatherford, Baker Baptist Church, or the
charity of your choice.
There will be a Celebration of Kenneth’s Life on Friday, July 17 at Baker Baptist Church at 10 AM.

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