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Kenneth “Kenny” Clay Dampier

Kenneth “Kenny” Clay Dampier, 79, widower of the late Barbara Joyce McKee Dampier, died Saturday December 31, 2022 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY.

He was born in Paris, KY to the late Walter Martin and Sue Ella Riggs Dampier. He was retired from International Salt Mine Co. in Avery Island, Louisiana and Claiborne Farms, Paris, KY. He also worked at Stamler International and managed the Galactic Bowling Alley in Cynthiana, KY. Kenny had bowled in many leagues, enjoyed fishing and was a very good carpenter. He was also a member of the First Christian Church, Millersburg, KY.

He is survived by three children, Daniel (Connie) Dampier, Ronald (Norma) Dampier and Michael (Allison) Dampier; three stepchildren, Brenda (Barry) Bullock, Randy (Pam) Sears and Darren Lane (Mike Hunter) Sears; adopted daughter, Christine Ann Aguirre; eleven grandchildren, Miranda Dampier, Matthew Dampier, Holly Pennebaker, Dalton Gates, Michael Dampier, Peyton Dampier, Emily Dampier, Aaron Moran, Joshua Fryman, Courtney Aguirre and Brandon Aguirre; nine great grandchildren; one sister, Kay (Billy) Purcell; one brother, Jimmy Dampier and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial service will be conducted at 3:00 PM Friday January 6, 2023 at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St. by Jonathan Graves.

Visitation will be from 1:00 PM Friday January 6, 2023 until the hour of service at the funeral home.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY.

The online guestbook is at and a 24-hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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