Obituary for \r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t Kenneth Wayne Anderson\n\n\r\n\t\t\t\tKenneth "Kenny" Wayne Anderson, age 59, of Ottumwa, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. He was born in Ottumwa on July 7, 1958 to Darrell and Patricia (Woollums) Anderson.Kenny graduated from Ottumwa High School, class of 1976. He married Jenny Hopkins on September 3, 1977. He worked at Cantex Brick Plant, and then farmed for McGee's and Henderson's, and then for Hupp Electric Motor Company. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gambling, working on small gas engines, watching nascar and all racing in general, and spending time with his family. Kenny is survived by his wife; Jenny Anderson of Ottumwa; mother, Patricia Anderson of Ottumwa; children, Christy (Kevin) Smart, Amanda (Eric) Mathany, Andrew Anderson all of Ottumwa; grandchildren, Eric Jr and Donovan Mathany, Kyle and Kody Smart; siblings, Debbie (Dave) Luthi, Becky (Brad) Davis, Sheila (Joe) Reed all of Ottumwa; father-in-law, Joseph Hopkins of Albia, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his Father, Darrell Anderson, and mother-in-law, Marian Hopkins. A time to celebrate Kenny's life will be Friday, June 22, 2018 at Sinnott Funeral Home, 201 McKinley Ave., Ottumwa, Iowa. 52501, opening to the public at 4:00 p.m., and Kenny's family will be present to greet friends from 5-7 p.m., Friday evening at the funeral home. A private family burial will be held at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may left for the family at sinnottfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are entrusted with Sinnott Funeral Homes..