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Kennard Lee Toomey

WILLARDS– Kennard Lee Toomey, 72, of Willards, went home to the Lord on Dec. 20, 2013.  Born on May 19, 1941 in Ocean View, Del., he was the son of the late Thomas A. Toomey and Ethel Downs Toomey.  He retired from the Town of Ocean City after 30 years.  
Kennard enjoyed hunting, gardening, working and fixing cars, especially his 1955 Ford. He also enjoyed spending time in Chincoteague, and loved spending time with all of his grandchildren and great grandchildren.  
He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Ethel Toomey; sister Ethel Toomey Morgan; brothers Robert, Walter, Danny and Freddy Toomey.  
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Ida Pearl Baker Toomey, of Willards.  Also surviving is a son, Albert Toomey, and wife Vivian; daughter’s Ginger Hall and husband, Alan; and Tammy Parker and husband, Eric; grandchildren, Michelle Toomey and partner Brian Brown; Jennifer Harrison and husband Daryl; Brandy Toomey and partner David Messick; Harley Hall and Jonathan Parker; great grandchildren, Sierra and Kenny Horn, Hannah Wimbrow, Courtney, Jenna and Shelby Harrison, Addison Messick and many nieces and nephews.  
A funeral service was held on Dec. 26 at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Burial followed at Line Road Church Cemetery in Whitesville, Del.  
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Oka., 73123-1718.  Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at