BOONEVILLE — Kenneth Wayne Kitchens, 78, of Booneville died Saturday, March 10, 2018, in his home. He was born Nov. 4, 1939, in McArthur. He was a retired electrical engineer, a Navy veteran and a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Booneville and the National Rifle Association.

Family-held memorial will be 6 p.m. today at Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home in Booneville.

He is survived by his wife, Betty; two daughters, Laurie Reimer of Mauriceville, Texas, and Susan Puente of Beaumont, Texas; two sons, Jeffrey Kitchens of Orange, Texas, and Reece Kitchens of Austin, Texas; two stepsons, Kenny and Russ Robertson, both of Booneville; a brother, Wesley Kitchens of Greenwood; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.