Kenneth Malcom Codding, 92 of Ludlow entered into eternal peace on Wednesday June 11, 2014 Born in Bellows Falls, Vt on December 20, 1921, he was the son of the late George L. Codding and Mildred (Jackson) Codding Hines.
Kenneth was raised in Vermont and New Jersey. He proudly served his country during WW II as an instructor in the altitude chamber at Selman Field in Monroe, LA. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant in 1946. He was a resident of Springfield, MA for many years where he was employed by Railroad Express. Kenneth moved to Ludlow in 1961 and worked for Suburban Propane until his retirement. He was a member of Teamsters Union 404.
Kenneth was the beloved husband of Carmela (Scarbaci) Codding who predeceased him in 2005. He is survived by his loving daughters Judith Johnston and her husband William of Newtown, CT and Dale Gagne of Ludlow; his loving son James Codding and his wife Terry of Ludlow. He is also survived by his grandchildren Jennifer Cebry and her husband Jim, William Johnston III and his wife Rabiya; Ansari Johnston all of Newtown, CT; Kenneth and James Gagne of Ludlow; Mike Codding, Jason and Sandy Codding and Joe Codding of Ludlow. Kenneth leaves his great-grandchildren James Gagne, Kaelan Queiros, Katie and Kiera Codding and Stella Codding. He also leaves his brother Robert Hines of Westfield; David Codding of New Hampshire and a sister Georgia McDougle of New Mexico, He was predeceased by his brother Lyman Codding and step-father Howard Hines.
Kenneth was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. His most joyous occasions were sharing love and respect of the woods, streams and lakes while fishing, his favorite pastime. He will be missed by all who knew him.
All Services are private.