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Kenneth P. Hake 83

Kenneth P. Hake 83

Kenneth P. Hake 83 of Hendersonville NC, passed away Friday November 03, 2017 at the Brian Center.
Born in Campbell, KY, Ken was the only son of the late Lester and Allyne Hake.
Ken grew up with the love of music in his heart, he went to the University of Kentucky on a music scholarship playing the C trumpet. Ken played Taps for fallen soldiers while he was at collage. Ken always said his blood was Kentucky Wild Cats blue all the way! He loved his Kentucky basketball team.
Ken got a degree in engineering, went to work at Gulf Refinery in Cincinnati OH, where he worked for several years. Ken then transferred to Dow Corning in Carrollton, KY in the Safety and Loss Prevention Department as supervisor and the sight Ergonomics. This is where he met his wife Barbara of 28 years, he retired in 1998.
Ken also served as a deacon, was a EMT and a member of a barber shop quartet and was an avid golfer.
Ken and his wife retired to Hendersonville, NC 21 years ago. He was a member of Mud Creek Baptist Church, where he sang in the choir for several years. He was part of the disaster relief team until he had a hip replacement that took him to the sideline.
Survivors in addition to his wife Barbara are, two sons, Jeff Hake and Steve Hake both of IN, one daughter Kelly Bridges of IN, two step sons, James Walker of Ghent KY and Ronnie Walker of Pensacola, FL, and several grandchildren.
A celebration of Ken’s life will be held 3 PM Friday November 10, 2017 at Mud Creek Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Mud Creek Baptist Church. Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or to P.O. Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.