Kenneth Lee "Kenny" Self, 44, of Dusk Camp, Gilmer County, departed this life Monday evening, Aug. 16, 2010, at Stouts Mills as a result of a timbering accident.
He was born May 22, 1966 in Lorain County, Ohio, a son of J. Danny and Wanda Goodrich Self who survive at Dusk Camp Road, Stouts Mills.
Kenny was a graduate of Gilmer County High School Class of 1984. He started logging and timbering early in high school and became owner and operator of A & H Logging. He was a member of the NRA; Wild Turkey Federation and an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of the Dusk Camp Baptist Church.
On April 24, 1997 he was married to Amy M. Beall Self who survives at their Dusk Camp home; along with his two sons, Hunter and Levi Self; one daughter, Annamoriah Self of Morgantown. Amy and Kenny were expecting the birth of a daughter Arabella in November; one brother and two sisters survive: James Danny Self Jr. of Hillsville, Va.; Vicki D. Penner (Ed) of Carlisle, Pa. and Deanna Beron (Tom) of Sand Fork. He is also survived by his mother-in-law Millie Beall of Dusk Camp.
Kenny was preceded in death by a son, Anderson Malachi on July 4, 2007; and his father-in-law, Hunter Beall.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at the Sand Fork Baptist Church, Sand Fork with Pastor Bryan Groves officiating. Burial will follow in the Self Family Cemetery, Dusk Camp. Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to services at the church.
Ellyson Mortuary Inc. is assisting the family of Kenny Self with arrangements.