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Kenneth W. Bruner, 66, Columbus

Kenneth W. Bruner, 66, Columbus, died at 4:50 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at his residence.

He was born in Knox County, Ky., March 22, 1946, the son of the late Charles Bruner and Mary (Williams) Bruner.

He married Joyce Adams on March 30, 1974, and she survives.

Kenneth was retired from Ford Motor Company in Michigan. He had gone on 10 evangelistic mission trips to Jamaica and was a member of Knox's Fork Holiness Church in Knox County, Ky.

In addition to his wife, he is also survived by daughters, Willa Jean (Michael) Cox of Covington, Ky., Rebecca (Michael) Bennett of Hilton Head, S.C., Michelle Barger of Indianapolis, Lisa (Larry) Williams of Columbus, and Kimberly (Arthur) Burton of Franklin; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Jimmy Bruner of London, Ky.; and a sister, Rebecca Cline of Trafalgar.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21 at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home. Pastor Tommy Jordan and Minister Coleman Williams will officiate. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Calling will be from 11:30 a.m. until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

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  Former resident of Brown County

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