Kenneth D. Rathmell

Mr. Kenneth D. Rathmell, 73, longtime South Williamsport resident died on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at The Gatehouse Hospice, Williamsport.

Born May 11, 1946, at Williamsport, he was the son of the late Ralph and Eleanor (Cupp) Rathmell.

Ken was a graduate of the Loyalsock Township High School, Class of 1964. He had been employed by Williamsport Wire Rope Company as a schedule maker/keeper. He also operated his own lawn service business.

Ken enjoyed hunting and being outdoors. He also enjoyed owning Corvette cars. He enjoyed playing league softball and racquetball when he was younger.

Ken is survived by his wife, the former Ann M. (Beaver) Rathmell. He is also survived by sons, Blair (Evelyn) English, of Royal Palm Beach, Florida, Linc Rathmell, of Williamsport, Lance (Dana) Rathmell, of Richmond, Texas; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren; his sisters, Esther (Tom) Thorp, of Mertzon, Texas, and Kay (Adolph) Cillo, of Williamsport. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his late parents, a brother, Joe Rathmell; and a sister, Doris Shank; and a brother-in-law, Tom Thorp.

Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family. There will be no visitation.

Contributions in memory of Mr. Kenneth D. Rathmell, may be made if so desired, to the Lycoming County SPCA, 2805 Reach Road, Williamsport, PA, 17701.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Charles M. Noll Funeral Home, 1 E. Central Ave., South Williamsport, PA, 17702.