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Kenneth Creed Edgell
  • Grace Fellowship Church
    1600 Stafford Ave
    Fredericksburg, VA 22401

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“Missing you everyday my darling. ”
1 of 41 | Posted by: Tima Edgell - fredericksburg, VA

“My dad was Jiggs Edgell Harrys brother. RIP ”
2 of 41 | Posted by: DARRELL EDGELL - Family

“I am saddened to learn of his passing. I knew Ken while he was at DOT until his retirement. ”
3 of 41 | Posted by: Robert Schoening - San Antonio, TX

“Ken was a good friend and a good neighbor. Remember him well from the Eden Estates neighborhood. I'm sorry not to have kept up with him over the...Read More »
4 of 41 | Posted by: Jim Lynch - King George, VA

“Tima, Oh how much we love you and Kenny. Our hearts hurt with you and your loss. We could say so many wonderful things about Kenny, but the three...Read More »
5 of 41 | Posted by: Maria Davis - Indialantic, FL

“Tessa, Bridget, Brandon Sorry to hear the passing of you dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
6 of 41 | Posted by: Ronnie Marshall - Fredericksburg, VA

“Ken is one in a million. His knowledge, expertise, willingness to share both, love for baseball, all things VCU and his sense of humor will sorely be...Read More »
7 of 41 | Posted by: Vergi Geurian - Hutchinson, KS

“Tima,Cassie and I were saddened to hear of the passing of your husband Kenneth. We pray that during this most difficult time that you will find...Read More »
8 of 41 | Posted by: Gene Gallaher - Groveland, FL

“Tima, Brandon, and family~ I am so so sorry for your loss. What a great guy Ken was. When we last talked it was fun remembering funny times...Read More »
9 of 41 | Posted by: Connie Spears - Fredericksburg, VA

“Tina, I know that Kenny and you have prayed, comforted and supported many of us who have lost our loved ones. Both of you through your faith knew...Read More »
10 of 41 | Posted by: Faye Brendlen - Springfield, VA

“Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Greg, Becky and...Read More »
11 of 41 | Posted by: Becky Knight

“My prayers are with you all. Ken was one of the good guys for sure. We played golf a few times in the years I knew him and he was way better than me....Read More »
12 of 41 | Posted by: Christine Moore - Pomona, CA

“So very sorry for your loss. ”
13 of 41 | Posted by: Jennifer (Mihovetz) Testa

“Dearest Tima and family, Our prayers have been with you and we continue to pray for strength and comfort. We love you. Kevin and Peggy ”
14 of 41 | Posted by: Peggy Fuller - Fredericksburg, VA

“Tina and family, we will miss Kenny at our usual VCU games. Please pass on our condolences to the family. Take care and know that you are in our...Read More »
15 of 41 | Posted by: Charlie and Christine Peyton - VA

“Tina and family, we will miss Kenny at our usual VCU games. Please pass on our condolences to the family. Take care and know that you are in our...Read More »
16 of 41 | Posted by: Charlie and Christine Peyton - VA

“Dear Tima and family, The Edgells lived just down the lane from my family back in the 50's/60's and we also attended church together when we were...Read More »
17 of 41 | Posted by: Theresa Dove - The Villages, FL

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Kenny was a great man and is now pain free in Heaven. Praying for you and your family during this difficult time. ”
18 of 41 | Posted by: Brittany Haga - VA - Friend

“Tima, so sorry to hear of Kenny's passing. He fought a long, hard battle but is now at peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
19 of 41 | Posted by: Mary Coombes - Colonial Beach, VA

“Sorry for loss. Thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family. ”
20 of 41 | Posted by: Kathleen Catterton-Cushman

“I knew Ken from the DOT and then PTC. He was a much respected voice of reason and one of my most influential mentors. He was also very personable and...Read More »
21 of 41 | Posted by: Greg Elam, MD - Nashville, TN

“May you rest in eternal peace. You fought a long battle and now no more pain. You will be missed. Tima you and your family are in our prayers. We...Read More »
22 of 41 | Posted by: Judi Allen - Fredericksburg, VA

“So very sorry for your loss of Kenny.. He is in a better place now with no pain and suffering.. We are keeping you all in our prayers. Gods Blessings...Read More »
23 of 41 | Posted by: Janice and Jerry Denny - Wadena, MN

“Dear Tima,Though I had not met your husband, I know he must have been a wonderful person. My heart grieves with you in this time of sorrow. I just...Read More »
24 of 41 | Posted by: Linda Sims - Penhook, VA

“Praying for peace and comfort for your family. ”
25 of 41 | Posted by: Shawn Clift Burrell and family - VA

“Today and always, may loving memories bring you strength, comfort & peace. ”
26 of 41 | Posted by: Rick & Vicki Edgell - TN - Family

“I just wanted to say, I'm so sorry for your loss. Ken also trained me on DOT regulations. We began each meeting talking about our families. He truly...Read More »
27 of 41 | Posted by: Gabe Zapata - Newton, KS

“So many great memories over so many years. Such a wonderful person. You will be missed my friend. ”
28 of 41 | Posted by: Gary Butler - Friend

“Bridget, I saw your dad's arrangements on your facebook page. Tara and I are deeply sorry for your loss. I read your father's obituary. He's very...Read More »
29 of 41 | Posted by: Kim & Tara Brackin - Dothan, AL

“We are so sorry to hear of Kenny's passing. He was such a great guy. We wish we had met him earlier in our life so we could have gotten to know him...Read More »
30 of 41 | Posted by: David and Joyce Stidham - VA

“Tima, May God comfort you, your family, and your close friends during this sad time. Please know we care.Cindy and Luke Miller ”
31 of 41 | Posted by: Cynthia Miller - King George, VA

“Tima and family,Kenny and I go back to our childhood in King George where we played Little League Baseball with his Father as our coach for 3-4 years...Read More »
32 of 41 | Posted by: Walter Meade - Fredericksburg, VA

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family as they grieve the loss of Kenny. Though we all will miss Kenny we know he is with Jesus Christ right now...Read More »
33 of 41 | Posted by: Wayne Hughes - San diego, CA

“Our prayers have been with Kenny and the family for years and now we are confident he is in heaven with our Lord. ”
34 of 41 | Posted by: Dianne Portner - King George, VA

“Tima, my love and prayers for you and the family. Kenny was such a fine person, keep all those wonderful memories close. ”
35 of 41 | Posted by: Janet Payne - Fredericksburg, VA

“I am so very sorry for you loss....prayers for you and the family ”
36 of 41 | Posted by: Judy Metz - Bay st louis, MS

“I got to know Ken because he trained me, along with many others on the DOT drug and alcohol testing regulations. We both enjoyed sports, but...Read More »
37 of 41 | Posted by: Bret Towell - Hutchinson, KS

“Tima, you're in our thoughts and prayers. ”
38 of 41 | Posted by: Chris White - Friend

“I was the last one hired here at National Compliance/PTC and I started in January and I did my training with Ken. Even though we never met in person,...Read More »
39 of 41 | Posted by: Tiffany Isley - Hutchinson, KS

“Wanted to say I am so sorry for your loss. Ken was a great person who loved what he did. For many Thursdays over my past 13 years, I was part of the...Read More »
40 of 41 | Posted by: Tricia Farr - Hutchinson, KS

“Love & Prayers to all the family. Dale & Myrtle ”
41 of 41 | Posted by: Dale & Myrtle Sisson - VA

Kenneth Edgell, age 70, left this life on September 11, 2017 as a result of a three-year battle with appendiceal cancer. Within moments, Kenny's sole and spirit were in the presence of his precious Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ – "Today you will be with me in Paradise."

Kenny was born on July 27, 1947, in English, WV, to June and Harry Edgell. He graduated from King George High School and earned both a Bachelor's and Masters of Science Degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University. Season-ticket holders for 35 years, Kenny and Tima loved VCU basketball. Go Rams!
The first half of Ken's work-life was spent as a computer programmer at the Naval Surface Weapons Center/Dahlgren working mostly on the Mark 92 Fire Control System. The second half was with the US Department of Transportation joining the newly-formed Drug and Alcohol Testing Program and eventually became its leader. On retirement, Ken continued that work with Pipeline Testing Consortium, of Hutchinson, KS – whom he declared "the best group of people I ever worked with."

Kenny enjoyed playing golf and baseball/softball until his body suggested otherwise. Ken was the "Voice of the Foxes," announcing KGHS football games from 1970 until 1991, (with his friend Charlie Peyton). He inherited this role from his father, Harry, and friend Joe Haag, founding members of the King George Quarterback Club. Kenny was active in his church – his love in later life --especially building semi-elaborate set decorations for Vacation Bible School children's plays (with his buddy, Walker Janney). He also worked with Child Evangelism Fellowship in its beginning days at Grace Fellowship. But, receiving the knock at the door from the Lord Jesus and being saved was Kenny's greatest achievement in life. And now, he lives in Heaven.

Kenny is survived by his wife Helena (aka Tima) Edgell, three sons: Brandon Edgell, Zack Zorn of Richmond, and Rusty (Shannon) Mastin; four daughters: Tessa Rawlette, Bridget (Mike) Carli of Hudson, WI, Susan (Jason) Turner, and Courtney (Justin) Bridges; brother, Harry Edgell of Salem, VA; niece and nephew, Lauren and Landon Beckelhimer of Columbia, SC; sixteen grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Ken was also married to Sandra Hammer, mother of three of his above children. Ken was preceded in death by his parents: (the beautiful) June and Harry Edgell; sister, Kathy Edgell; and, his beloved Maltese, Buddy.

A memorial service will be held at Grace Fellowship Church, 1600 Stafford Ave, on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 3:00. Anyone wishing to make a donation in Ken's memory, may do so to the Grace Fellowship General Fund or their favorite charity. Kenny's earthly body was cremated and a private internment will occur at a later time. Condolences may be left for the family at