Kermit C. Elkins

October 4, 1946 ~ July 16, 2019 (age 72)



Kermit C. Elkins

Age 72, of Canton, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019.  He was born Oct. 4, 1946 in Pikeville, KY, a son of the late Carl and Ferbie (Sweeney) Elkins, and had been a Canton resident most of his life.  He was the retired owner of Kermit’s Sandblasting and Painting, and prior to that worked for Kenmore Construction.  Kermit was a member of Teamster’s Local #92.  Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Sharon L. Elkins, on May 5, 2019, a daughter, Sherry Lee, a sister, Norma Marie Judy, and three brothers, Mike, Danny, and Ray Elkins.  Kermit is survived by two daughters and  sons-in-law, Catherine (Curtis) Wright and Peggy (Troy) Hysong; five grandchildren, Alexandria and Isabelle Hysong, Samantha Love, Jennifer and Christopher Wright; two sisters, Yvonne Kanyuch and Jean Dunn; six brothers, Charles (Nancy) Elkins, Troy Elkins, Paul Elkins, Bud (Marsha) Elkins, John “Steve” (Jane) Elkins, and Gary (Dianne) Webb; and numerous nieces and nephews.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Sat. at 10 a.m. in St. James Catholic Church in Waynesburg with Fr. Joseph Zamary as Celebrant.  Friends may call Friday 6-8 p.m. at the Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home in Magnolia.  Interment will be in Magnolia Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Kermit’s memory may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, Finance Dept., 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016.  Condolences may be sent to:

Gordon (330-866-9425


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July 19, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home
266 N. Main St.
Magnolia, OH 44643

Mass of Christian Burial
July 20, 2019

10:00 AM
St. James Catholic Church
400 W. Lisbon St.
Waynesburg, OH 44688

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