Kenneth Alvin Venable, Youngstown, Ohio Obituary


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Kenneth Alvin Venable, 63, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 24, 2021.

Kenneth was born on April 8, 1958 in Youngstown, Ohio, to the late Clarence Wilbur Venable and Pearl Mary Harris (Venable).

He attended North High School and joined the US Army in 1976.

North High School Alumni Honors

He was a member of the Gospel Temple Baptist Church in Campbell, Ohio, where he enjoyed playing bongo drums.

He loved spending time with his family and making jokes, listening to music and playing the drums. He also had a passion for building and mending things, dancing and fishing, but what he enjoyed most was sitting on the couch and playing his scratch cards.

Mr. Venable leaves to keep his beloved memory of his beautiful wife of 25, Tiffany R. Venable. He considered three daughters, Meranda Venable of Dallas, Georgia, Kenyetta (Kenneth) Stewart of Powder Springs, Georgia, and Jasmine Venable of Youngstown and Justin Fitzgerald of Youngstown, to be his son; a sister, Patricia Suttles of Youngstown; a brother, Joseph (Dianne) Harris, Jr., of Katy, Texas; Six grandchildren, Shaqwanna and Marchawn Venable from Georgia, Kaden and Kayla Stewart from Georgia, and Jayce and Jaylee Fitzgerald from Youngstown, and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends he loved.

Before him, his parents Clarence Wilbur Venable and Pearl Mary Harris (Venable) and his eldest brother Carl P. Venable Sr. died.

Mr. Kenneth Venable’s family would like to thank everyone for all of their love, support and prayers during this time, whether with a smile, a phone call, a hug or a visit, you have definitely made a difference.

The visitation will take place on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. at Gospel Temple Baptist Church, 279 Whipple Ave, Campbell, OH 44505. The funeral services will be held immediately at 10:00 am, and Pastor Melvin D. Brown will officiate.

Due to the pandemic, all guests are asked to wear masks and observe social distancing. Please do not remain in church after viewing to ensure the health and safety of all.

The family has confided FD Mason Memorial Funeral Home in Youngstown with the arrangements for their loved ones.

A television tribute will air on Sunday May 2 at the approximate times of 8:58 am on WKBN and 7:58 pm on FOX.