Kennith Duane Blount, 60, of Pea Ridge passed away Monday, June 6, 2016, at his home. He was born in La Habra, Calif., on Feb. 8, 1956, to the late Billy and Jackie (Wright) Blount. Kenny was retired from Whirlpool where he was a forklift operator. He was a past president of the Arkansas Umpire Association and was umpire and coach for softball leagues, having led the Diamond Girls to two state championships. He was a member of Calvary Freewill Baptist Church in Springdale.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy of the home; children, April Blount of Pineville, Mo., Robin Blount of Cameron, Okla., and Derek Blount of Bentonville; sisters, Debbie Jones, Kathy Owens and Kathy Johnson; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He also is survived by stepsisters Dorothea Salomito, Trisha Cidebottom and Glenda Hale; and stepbrother, Donald Mongold.

A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Freewill Baptist Church in Springdale. Cremation arrangements are by Rollins Funeral Home of Rogers.

Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the American Heart Association.

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