The Edmond Sun


February 18, 2013

Ken Leroy Kenworthy III

EDMOND —     Ken Leroy Kenworthy, III, 31, commonly known as ‘Tripp”, was welcomed to eternal life with our Lord on Thursday February 14, 2013. Tripp began life April 23, 1981, 10 weeks premature and nearly died; he was baptized and given his last rites. Miraculously he survived his first night and remained in Children’s Hospital for 3 months. Tripp grew up and lived in Edmond, Okla., and was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Parish. He graduated from St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton School, Bishop McGuiness Catholic High School and St. Leo University, San Antonio, Fla.

    He received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and had completed most of his MBA. Tripp played golf at all three schools and received a partial college golf scholarship at St. Leo.

    Tripp was a sports fan who followed Texas Rangers, all golf tours, OU, Dallas Cowboys and the Thunder.

    Tripp loved his wife of seven years Katharine Ann Kenworthy (Baumert of Point Pleasant, N.J.), whom he met in college. They have three wonderful children: Kassidy Elizabeth, Olivia Ann and Ken IV (Ford). Tripp’s parents are Mary Kassandra and Michael Thomas Webster; Karen Marie and Ken Leroy Kenworthy, Jr. His mother and father in-law are Elizabeth and William Baumert (PPNJ). His siblings are Lauren Kathleen, Kylie Nicole and Karsten John-Paul Kenworthy and Kylie’s fiancé Michael Gordon Simonini. His brother in-law is Jason Baumert, his wife Deana and their children Westin and Max of Point Pleasant, NJ. Also his step sisters are Julie and Sara Webster, of N.C. Tripp’s grandparents are Carole Ann Papin and Connie Gale and Ken Leroy Kenworthy (Tripp was grandpa’s sports buddy); also Donna Marie and Thomas Everett Kanaly (deceased). Tripp has many aunts, uncles, cousins and other extended family that loved him very much. Tripp has many friends at his Parish, his office and the neighborhood. He was loved dearly and will be missed immensely by all.

    Funeral Mass will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at the Catholic Parish of St. John the Baptist, 9th and Boulevard, in Edmond.

    In lieu of flowers donations may be made to ‘Tripp Kenworthy’s Children Educational Fund’ at First Commercial Bank of Edmond, FCB,  P.O. Box 5450,  Edmond, OK 73038, 405.844.0110 or St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School through the Parish office 405.340.0691.

    Services under the direction of Matthews Funeral Home, Edmond.

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