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Kenneth “Kenny” A. LaFollette

Kenneth “Kenny” A. LaFollette age 63, of Sarahsville, Ohio, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2022 at his home. He was born August 15, 1959 in Cambridge, Ohio, a son of Donna Jean Young (Phillip) Doan of Caldwell, Ohio, and the late John Ronald LaFollette.

He owned and operated LaFollette’s Machine Shop Inc. for over 35 years. He enjoyed drag racing and could often be found working on his drag car. Kenny was a 1977 graduate of the Shenandoah High School.

In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by a sister-in-law Donna LaFollette.

Those left to cherish his memory in addition to his mother Donna, are his wife Melody E. Glidden LaFollette whom he married August 27, 1977; two children, Ronnie (Catherine) LaFollette of Sarahsville, Ohio and Chasity LaFollette of Columbus, OH; three grandchildren, Reece, Kenzie, and Lane; one brother, Robert Scott LaFollette of Newcomerstown, Ohio. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, and friends.

The family will receive friends for visitation Thursday, December 8, 2022 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Chandler Funeral Home, 609 West Street, Caldwell, OH 43724. A funeral service will be held Friday, December 9, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow in the Village View Cemetery in Sarahsville. Please join us in remembering Kenny by visiting his memorial at

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