Kenneth H. Dimon Jr.

09/27/2011 6:34 PM |

Greenport native Kenneth H. Dimon Jr. died Sept. 15 in Cocoa, Fla., where he had lived for nine years. He was 55.

He was born in Greenport on Nov. 27, 1955, to Kenneth H. and Loretta (Hubbard) Dimon and was a high school graduate. He served as a marksman in the U.S. Army from 1981 to 1987, attaining rank E-3, and earned an Army Service Ribbon for overseas duty. He married Kathleen M. Charland in Greenport on June 25, 1987.

Mr. Dimon worked as a driver in waste management and as a Cocoa Beach Shuttle driver and belonged to the American Legion in Cocoa.

He loved the music of Bob Dylan, Jethro Tull and Jim Morrison, according to family members, and enjoyed poetry and American-made cars.

Mr. Dimon is survived by his wife and his children, Kristopher, of Mattituck, Michael, of Cocoa, and Savannah, of Orlando, Fla. He was predeceased by his parents.

Visiting hours and a service took place Sept. 22 at Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport, Father Thomas P. Murray officiating. Interment was at St. Agnes R.C. Cemetery in Greenport.