Kenneth E. Courtright   (September 20, 1939 - January 16, 2010)  Age: 70  Orange Co, Mitchell, Indiana

Kenneth E. Courtright, 70, French Lick, formerly of Mitchell, passed away at 2:43 p.m. Saturday, January 16, 2010, at Bloomington Hospital. Born September 20, 1939, in Orange County, he was the son of Chester and Margie (Robbins) Courtright. He married Linda Alvey May 23, 1959.
He was owner/operator of Courtright Sawmill and a member of the Lumbermen's Association. He was a former area supervisor at Koppers Industries. He graduated from Shoals High School in 1956 and was a member of the American Checkers Association and seven-time Indiana State Champion. Surviving: wife, Linda Courtright, French Lick; mother, Margie Courtright, Shoals; daughters, Sherry Lynn Zehr and husband, Jake, Dubois, Penny Ann Robbins and husband, Tony, FrenchLick; 7 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, brother, James Courtright, Shoals; sister, Judy Felts and husband, Charles, Shoals. Kenneth was preceded in death by his father. Graveside service will be at noon on Tuesday, January 19, at Mitchell Cemetery with Larry Alvey and John Moffatt officiating. There will be no visitation. Memorial Obituary provided by Chastain Funeral Home.

Checker players gave their respects and condolences to the family of Kenny Courtright at the 2010 Indiana State and District 6 Checker Tournament. It was held in the Davis Mercantile Building in Shipshewana, Indiana on August 27th and 28th 2010. Kenny was Indiana State Champion in 1970, 72, 77, 79, and 80.  Kenneth's Gravesite  

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