LINNEUS – Kenneth A. Bither, 84, passed away Jan. 13, 2014, at his residence in Linneus. He was born June 3, 1929, in Linneus, one of 15 children of Willis and Clara (Goodblood) Bither.
Kenny was employed by Cole’s Express for 30 years until his retirement in 1982. He and Cathy ran Bither’s Country Inn for six years. Kenny was an avid storyteller who loved to camp, enjoyed the outdoors and was very involved with his community.
Ken is survived by his wife, Cathy; his children, Ted, Andy, Ed, Trudy Bither, Peggy Longstaff, Jayne Clark, and Cara Williams; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and many other special family members and friends.
Friends may call noon-2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at Bowers Funeral Home, 10 Water St., Houlton, where funeral services will be held 2 p.m. with Bernard Broder, M.Div officiating. Spring interment will be at Linneus Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may donate in Ken’s memory to Hospice of Aroostook, 14 Access Highway, Caribou, ME 04736; or to Cole’s Land Transportation Museum, 405 Perry Road, Bangor, ME 04401. For an online memory book and to leave condolences please visit www.bowersfuneral.com.