403 Forbidden

Kenneth Fleming

Kenneth Lee Fleming

Wednesday, October 2nd, 1940 - Friday, August 2nd, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Kenneth Fleming, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Kenneth Fleming with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Kenneth Lee Fleming, 78, of Ephrata, formerly of Blandon, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, August 2, 2019, at Wyomissing Nursing and Rehab Center.

He was born October 2, 1940, in Aurora, IL, son of the late Allen and Myrtle (Ness) Fleming.

Ken joined the Navy in 1960, retiring after 22 years as a senior chief electronic technician submarine qualified. Ken was proud to be a member of the Silent Services, spending time on seven submarines during his tours of duty. While in the Navy, he received his Bachelor's degree from Chapman University in 1981.

Upon retirement from the Navy in 1982, he was employed by General Electric Nuclear Services, as a senior nuclear engineer. He moved to PA as a startup engineer for the Limerick Nuclear Power Plant. After retiring from GE in 2001, he enjoyed traveling the US with his wife. Many adventures were had.

Growing up in a railroad family, Ken had a lifelong love of trains and had become an ardent volunteer of the WWandF Railroad in Maine. He rediscovered his teenage hobby upon retirement, and once again became a ham radio operator. He could travel the world on that radio.

Ken’s love of Lancaster County began as a seasonal camper at Lake In Wood Resort in Bowmansville. This led to his volunteering at the Weaverland Produce Auction for seven years where he made many friends with the workers and sellers. He was “the crazy Englishman who talked to the horses.” This was the highlight of his retirement. He so loved Lancaster County that he moved to Farmersville five years ago.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Christine A. Fleming and his son, William “Ben” Fleming of Columbia, SC.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife of 23 years, Genevieve “Betsy” Fleming, who passed in 1994, and a brother, Marshall Fleming.

Service will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ken's memory may be made to Salvation Army, 131 S. Queen Street, Lancaster, PA, 17603 or Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington Railway, Sheepscot Station, PO Box 242, Alana, ME 04535-242.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata.
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Kenneth Lee Fleming, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Service

    private at the convenience of the family
    Address not given
  • Interment

    private at the convenience of the family
    Address not given



We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Kenneth here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence

Photos & Videos

Photo Album