The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

August 2, 2013

Kenneth William Barkand

Trucker, mechanic drove for McClymonds


---- — Kenneth William Barkand, formerly of McKeesport and of Perry Highway, Volant, passed away at 5:38 a.m. Friday (8-2-13) in Countryside Convalescent Home, East Lackawannock Township. He was 74.

He was born April 17, 1939 in Bridgeville, Pa., to Carl August and Alma Theresa Morgan Barkand.  

Ken was a self-employed truck driver, a great mechanic and drove for McClymonds Trucking.

He enjoyed ice cream.  

Survivors include: his daughter, Amy L. Emerick and husband Dewy, Volant; two grandchildren, Amber and Michael; two great-grandchildren, Savhanna and Kaylee; two brothers, Richard Barkand and his wife Pam, Mercer; and Carl Barkand and his wife Mary, Greenville; and a sister Linda Rodgers of Volant.  

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Mary; and a brother David.


Kenneth William, 74, East Lackawannock Township, formerly of McKeesport and Perry Highway, Volant.

Calling hours: None.

Service: Private at a later date.

Burial: Leesburg Cemetery.

Arrangements by SMITH FUNERAL HOME, Village of Leesburg, 1778 Perry Highway, Volant.