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Kenneth Donald Kerby, Sr, Age 89, of Fayetteville AR, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. He is the son of the late Raymond W. Kerby and Frieda Catherine Funell Kerby. Also preceding him in death was a son in law, Dr. William Clark Cheek. Kenneth was born in Agra, Oklahoma in 1932. After graduating high school, he joined the Air Force and was stationed at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. After he was honorably discharged from the Air Force, he attended Oklahoma State University and Oklahoma City University, where he was a member of the Lambda Chi fraternity. Also, during this time, he was elected Master Counselor of DeMolay in the state of Oklahoma. In this role, Kenneth traveled all over the state to help establish other chapters and was also invited and recognized by former Oklahoma Governor Johnston Murray for his many contributions. Kenneth married Norma Jean Robinson in 1962 and through dedication and hard-work they started their own housing business, Sooner Manufactured Housing in Norman, Oklahoma. Kenneth's hard-work and determination lead to success in everything he set his mind to. In his later years he dedicated himself to his yardwork, so much so that even neighbors took notice and began requesting his help to spruce up theirs as well. Kenneth truly never met a stranger. Whether he was at the store, out in his yard, or out to dinner, he made friends with everybody he met. However, of all the great accomplishments in his life, he was most proud of all the accomplishments of his children and grandchildren. Kenneth is survived by his wife of 60 years, Norma Jean Robinson Kerby; his children Laura Lake and her husband Fred, Kari Swan and her husband Robert, Kenneth Donald Kerby, Jr and Kelly Cheek. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Amy Marsh, Ashley Marsh, Robert Michael Swan, Katelyn Sherrell, Colton Cheek, Maegan Kopf, Karis Cheek, Luciana Kerby, Kenneth Donald Kerby, III, and great-grandchildren Amelia Tomarchio and Annabella Tomarchio. A memorial will be held at a later date in Norman, Oklahoma at the I.O.O.F. Memory Gardens Cemetery. Cremation arrangements are by Nelson Berna Funeral Home.