Kenneth T. Whiton, 82, of Jaffrey, NH passed away on June 10, 2023, at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.
He was born on April 4, 1941, to the late Kenneth E. and Delma H. Whiton in New Bedford, MA.
Ken grew up in Peterborough and graduated from Mount Hermon School in 1959. Later in life, earning a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
He enlisted with the United States Army in his early adult years where he served his country for 3 years. He completed his Basic Training at Ft. Dix in New Jersey, was transferred to Ft. Sill in Oklahoma, and was then stationed in Germany.
After his time in the service, Ken married Joyce A. Duval on August 2, 1969 in Jaffrey, NH. Together they raised their family in Jaffrey, NH. He spent many years working for WW Cross Company as an Accountant. Later in his life, he was an Overnight Stock Associate with Walmart in Rindge, NH.
Ken was most well known for his high level of intellect; he was the family's "go-to" for help with any math homework. In earlier years, he enjoyed playing pool, ping pong, and was a member of a bowling league. Ken's other favorite pastimes were listening to music, computers, reading, watching the news, animals, and enjoying food. He always had a story to tell or a joke up his sleeve.
Ken is predeceased by his parents, Kenneth E and Delma H. Whiton, and his wife, Joyce A. Whiton.
He is survived by his stepdaughters, Jacquelyn Carey of Clarksville, TN, Nancy Harty of Swanzey, NH, his sister, Ann Durgin of Peterborough, NH, his brothers Douglas Whiton of Antrim, NH, Donald Whiton of Waterbury Center, VT, step grandchildren, Katherine Carey Boles of Clarksville, TN, Amanda Harty of Swanzey, NH, Matthew Carey of Clarksville, TN, Thomas Harty II of Dublin, NH, and 3 great grandchildren- Brayden Harty, Evalyn McMillian, and Alexandra Boles.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Kenneth’s name to the Humane Society.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family.