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“We miss u so much ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Ronda Handwerk - Tampa, FL

“I am very saddened to hear about Ken we will all miss him. I grew up living 2 houses down from Ken and Family and Went to school and played baseball...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Bill Singleton - MT Dora, FL

“My condolences to your family. I worked with Ken Browning at Tampa Electric for many years. I will always remember his smile and laughter. Sorry to...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Susan Lemus - St Petersburg, FL

“Dear Connie, Kenny and all the rest of the family. My Prayers go out to all of you for the loss of your Dad,Grandpa,Great Grandpa, and very good...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: leora wilson - tampa, FL

“Our condolences to the family. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Mr.Mrs. Delbert Sanders - Tampa, FL

“Kenny go are going to be missed so much when I heard of your passing he broke my heart I'm going to miss seeing you all over the place and nagging...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Rhonda Handwerk - Tampa, FL

“I am so sorry to hear of Kens passing. My late husband and I considered Ken and Norma good friends and bowled with both of them for 20+ years at...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Priscilla Drenberg - TampaLiTi4

“Kennett's Family,We all really appreciated and valued the time Kennett spent with us bowling at the Pinarama Bowling Alley, at Babe's Zaharias Golf...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Larry, Deidra, Sabine, Amber Arnold, Hardt, Ramsey - FL

“Sorry for your loss to lose a loved one is hard. Be at peace knowing he is sitting next to the throne of God. My condolences. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Patrick Meyer - Tampa, FL

“So sorry for the loss of your Dad and Grandfather. We had a lot of good times together with friends and family. The one that sticks with me the most...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Jean Wison - Tampa, FL - Friend

“We lost a great cheerful outgoing personality in my uncle Brownie. I got to spend time around my uncle once our families moved close to each other...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Wayne Rutledge - Brandon, FL

“Dear Kenney & family..... I'm so sorry to learn of you dad's passing. My earliest recollection of meeting him was at Cuscaden Park softball field ...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Mario Nunez - Tampa, FL - Friend

“I met your father only three times yet I listed myself as friend because I believe he was a friend to those he met. He and I had a lengthy...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Barres - Brandon, FL


BROWNING, Oliver Kennett (Kenney) 86, of Tampa, Fl. Passed away December 4, 2016.

He is preceded in death by his wife Norma Jean (57 years) whom he loved and cherished.

He is survived by his loving family: daughter Connie Putnam; son Oliver K. (Kenney) Browning, Jr ; two grandsons, Kenney Lee ( Stephanie) and John Browning (Natasha); three granddaughters, Kimberly Lorenz (John), Kerianne Fowble (Kenny); nine great-grandchildren, and the other relatives whom knew him as "Brownie" or "Uncle Brownie", and "Kenney" to his many friends, colleagues and the people he'd just meet in whatever setting. He touched many lives and will always be known for his kindness, sense of humor, and what a dancer.

He worked 30 years for Tampa Electric Co. (TECO), retiring in 1990 as Supervisor; 10 years prior he worked for Cincinnati Gas & Light before the family moved from Kentucky to Florida.

A natural athlete with great talent in all sports he participated in, from church to metro fast pitch softball and tournaments (Southern Regional's winner every year. he excelled in. Also, he became known to many kids as "Coach Browning" or "Mr. B" due to his many hours of volunteer work for Interbay Little League, Monroe Jr. High and Robinson High Dad's club and other organizations.

An active member for years at Interbay Moose Lodge 912, known as one of the pioneers whose volunteered time, money, and lots of sweat equity took it from a shack to the building it is today. He was an Elks Club 709 and Legion 139 member too.

If possible please take a few minutes to relay any thoughts or stories you have about our dad in the memory book section especially the humorous ones too. Or you can wait and share these with us at the funeral service.

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