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Obituaries

  • There will be a celebration of life at a later date.

    There will be a celebration of life at a later date.

Kenneth William Metzger, 56

May 4, 2016

There will be a celebration of life at a later date.

There will be a cel­e­bra­tion of life at a later date.

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Ken­neth William Met­zger, 56, of Engle­wood, Fla., passed away Wednes­day, May 4, 2016, at Faw­cett Memo­r­ial Hospital.

Born Nov. 2, 1959, in Glen Burnie, Md., to John Edward Met­zger and Eve­lyn (Wyper) Met­zger, Kenny was employed as a paint shader for Duron Paint Company.

Kenny lived his life on his terms.  He liked the hip­pie lifestyle, peace signs and any­thing tye dyed. He loved going out to break­fast at Stefano’s to see “hip­pie chick” or Maria’s Restau­rant, where French vanilla creamer in his beer always struck up a con­ver­sa­tion. Kenny also enjoyed beer, “bud,” talk­ing with good friends and clas­sic rock music.

He is sur­vived by his son, Josh Met­zger; his father, John E. Met­zger and Jane; his only love, Joann Marie Marchak-Barnes; his break­fast wife and con­science, Eve­lyn “Evie” Lanza; and his best “buds” Peggy and Skeet Newlen, Karl, Suzy and Boo Olson, Tom Lib­er­tini, Michael Baker, Tom B., Hal, Tony, Cory, Jor­dan and Matthew.  Also sur­viv­ing are his two sib­lings, Johnny Met­zger and Laura Bur­ket; and his pre­cious cat, Sunshine.

There will be a cel­e­bra­tion of Kenny’s life at a later date.

Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home with Pri­vate Cre­ma­tory has been selected to han­dle arrange­ments.  You may share a mem­ory with the fam­ily at www.englewoodfh.com