Kenneth Charles Hartnell, died in a tragic accident Friday, Oct. 19.
Born March 10, 1993, he was the sunshine of his family's lives from the day he joined us. He brought brightness and joy to everyone who knew him with his smiles and hugs. His favorite times were spent with family and friends hunting, fishing, playing basketball and traveling to Mexico and California.
He is survived by his parents, Ben and Laura; brother, Benny; and sisters, Amanda and Jessica; grandparents, Ken and Jean Hartnell and Charles and Jean Baldwin; as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services will be held at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church in Payson at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 27. A celebration of life will be held immediately following at Tonto Basin School. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Kenny Hartnell's name at the National Bank of Arizona in Payson. The family intends to fund an annual scholarship in his name at Tonto Basin School.