Funeral service for Mr. John Kenneth “Kenny” Counts age 67, of Elora, will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Kip Adams officiating. Burial will follow in Morgan Cemetery. Mr. Counts passed away December 11, 2016 at his residence.
A native of Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Carl Jackson and Ruth Marie Davis Counts, worked for Amana as an engineering coordinator, an Army veteran, and member of the Elora Church of Christ. He owned the Elora Clay Target Range, the home of the Lincoln County Trap Team. He taught the handgun carry permit classes and loved farming.
Survivors include his wife Kaye Casteel Counts of Elora, TN, son Kenneth (Jerusha) Counts of Fayetteville, daughter Juanita (Larry) Boyett of Flintville, TN, sons Steven Scott Schneid of Elora, TN,
Rich (Kendrea) Schneid of Petersburg, TN, John Wayne (Amber) Counts of Fayetteville, TN, grandchildren Whitney Counts, Rachel Boyett, Wesley Boyett, Katie Schneid, Tristan Schneid, Cole Schneid, Tyler Schneid, and Aleah Counts. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings Ted Counts, Ben Counts and Judy Barley.
Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 5 until 8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.