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Obituary: Kenny Gene Hill


By Administrator

January 3, 2024

Kenny Gene Hill was born in Osage City, Kansas on April 15, 1961 to Larry Lee Hill and Ina Louise Gookins Hill. Kenny attended grade school in Winona, KS and graduated high school in Oakley, KS.

Ken lived a life full of adventure and fun. Ken loved horses, and in 1977 he was the Kansas State High School steer wrestling champion. Ken enjoyed running mud trucks and 4-wheelers, but his passion was hunting coyotes. Ken knew where the coyotes were and how to catch them. He and his wife Connie raised coyote dogs (K7C Coyote Dogs). 

Ken was a welder for 40 years, and there was nothing that he could not weld. He and Connie owned and operated their own welding business. Ken and Connie were married in Quinter, KS on June 27, 2007.

Kenny passed away on December 2, 2023 in Denver, CO following a very brief illness. He is survived by his wife, Connie Hill of Eads, CO He is also survived by his children from previous marriages: Keven Dunford of Topeka, KS, Casey Weyer of Centralla, KS, Ashley Coffey of Cruses, NM, Karissa Newby of Garden City, KS and Karinda Hill of Pueblo, CO. He is also survived by Connie’s son Timothy Ehrlich of Bunker Hill, KS, his mother Ina Hill of Seibert, CO, 12 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, 2 sisters, 4 brothers and numerous other family and friends. Ken was preceded in death by his father Larry Hill and his brother Jerry Hill.

Memorial contributions should be made to the Ken Hill Memorial Fund in c/o GN Bank; Box 847; Eads, CO 81036. Ken’s life will be celebrated on January 6, 2023 at 11 a.m. at the Kiowa County Fairgrounds in Eads, CO.

Friends and family can register online condolences and sign the guestbook at www.brownfuneraldirectors.com. Funeral services have been entrusted to the care of the Brown Funeral Home in Eads, CO.

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