He was born March 17, 1935 in Shoals, to Eldred and Ruth (Henry) Conolty
Kenny was retired from Indiana University as a custodial supervisor.
He is survived by his wife, Retha Richardson, of Worthington; four children, Kenneth M. (Lorie) Conolty, Worthington, Tammy (John) Cummings, Solsberry, Kelly (Brad) Clark, Bloomington, and Traci (Conolty) Inman, Bloomington; 12 grandchildren, Charity Inman, Jared Conolty, Jessica Earl, Steven Moore, Laura Ann Moore, Daniel Cummings, Tiffany Quintero, John Cummings, II, Natalie Abner, Chris Clark, Nathan Clark, and Stephanie Newlin; 17 great grandchildren; one brother, Larry Conolty, Bedford; three sisters, Sue Eagan, Bedford, Nancy Sowder, Bedford, and Patty Moore, Bedford; several nieces and nephews.
Kenny was preceded in death by his parents, a grandson, Stephen Shaun Westerfield, and an infant sister.
Funeral service will be at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 with the Rev. David Fox officiating.
Friends may call at Welch & Cornett from 3 p.m. on Tuesday until the time of service.
Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Smithville Cemetery, at Smithville.
Online condolences for the family can be made at welchcornett.com .