Kenneth E. Metzger, 81, of Watsontown, Pennsylvania; Wolcott, NY; and Bushnell, FL passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2022 peacefully at his home with his significant other, Linda Webb and family by his side.
He was born on April 29, 1940 in Montgomery, PA, the son of Earl E. and Florence M. (Moser) Metzger. He was married to Patricia A. Keister for 38 years until her death on January 6, 1999.
He was an independent dairy, cattle and grain farmer in the Watsontown area. Owner/operator of Cherry Grove Campground in Wolcott, NY from 1990 to 2021. Fishing expeditions and charter service on Lake Ontario for 25 years. He also owned KEM Trucking for 10 years.
Graduated from Watsontown High School in 1958. He was previously a member of the Army National Guard. member of the Good Sam Club RV park; Northumberland County Agricultural Office.
Ken loved the outdoors, camping, fishing, boating, farming and tractors.
Surviving is one brother Melvin P. Metzger, Lewisburg and three daughters, Susan E. Kapp and her husband John of Hughesville, Linda L. Robbins of Montgomery, Connie M. Winter and her husband James of Watsontown. Six grandchildren Sarah A. Treese and her husband BJ of Cromwell, CT; Jason K. Kapp and his wife Andrea of Duncannon, PA; Corey E. Winter and his wife Sarah of Oliver Springs, TN; Lisa M. Brelsford and her husband Kahle of Montgomery, PA; Clarissa J. Winter of Watsontown, PA; David Z. Robbins of West Chester, Pennsylvania. and seven great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife, father, mother, sister and one daughter.
Family and friends are invited for a visit from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 27 and 10-11 a.m. Thursday, at Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc PC, 207 Broadway Street, Turbotville, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, with the Reverend Erwin C. Roux, of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Green Lawn Memorial Park, Montgomery.
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