Kenneth Vanderbush Obituary – Akron Beacon Journal

Clifford Shoemaker Funeral Home

Kenneth Lee Vanderbush, 79, son of Fred and Cora Vanderbush of Follansbee, WV entered his heavenly home on April 2, 2022. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Ferrnal, Fred Jr. and Charles. He also lost his wife Sandra Gwinn Vanderbush in 1995 following a car accident.

He left behind his beloved wife, Ann Nelson Vagner Vanderbush., his brother, Richard (Yogi) and his sister, Alice Wells Marshalls, Tx; daughters, Elaine (Greg) Siler and Denise (Mark) Himes. Other family members James (Leslie) Vagner, Ruth Junke, Lois (Tim) Smith and Kathleen Cline. There are 14 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Ken was a hard worker and loyal to all his friends, a member of Graham Road Baptist Church where he served in several areas.

For many years as a teenager he delivered newspapers for the Steubenville Herald Star. He was employed in the dairy industry and retired from Dairyman’s of Cleveland, OH. For several years, he operated an office cleaning business with his brother-in-law, Dennis Sidebotham.

Ken was a solid family man who never missed the celebrations. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, gardening, furniture restoration, the Pittsburg Steelers and vintage cars. He restored a 1960 Rambler which was published in a book “Restore and Drive Collectable Cars of Postwar America”.

Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home 1930 Front St. Cuyahoga Falls, Oh 44221 where a funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 7, 2022. at Northlawn Memorial Gardens. To send your condolences, watch a memorial tribute video, or sign the guestbook, visit

Posted on April 05, 2022

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