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Obituary of Kenneth R. Travier
Kenneth Ray Travier was born November 21, 1957 in Caruthersville, Missouri to Lula Mae Travier and Willie Morgan. He moved to Lansing, Michigan at an early age. Ken graduated from Sexton High School and began working at General Motors/Oldsmobile. He later worked as a supervisor at John Henry and retired due to medical reasons after working there for 27 years. He enjoyed fishing, cooking on the grill, reading the newspaper and planting gardens every summer.
Ken peacefully passed into glory on Friday, September 27, 2019 at Sparrow Hospital after a brief illness at the age of 61. He leaves to cherish his memory: two siblings - sister, Michelle (Joe) Rozier of Bonaire, Georgia; brother, Timothy Travier of Hamilton, Ohio; one niece, Shantel (Zack) Miller of Smyrna, Georgia; special aunt, Loreta Holliday and special cousin, Todd Smith of Lansing; long-time friend, Elton “Duke” Jones; eight aunts – Willie Mae Wilhite of Las Vegas, Nevada, Cora (Oszie) Coleman of Peoria, Illinois, Linda Williams of St. Louis, Missouri, Joanne Moore of Phoenix, Arizona, Loreta Holliday, Jacqueline Abraham, Cynthia Evans and Teina Christian of Lansing; two uncles – Isaac Smith and Patrick Smith of Matteson, Illinois and a host of cousins and friends.
Ken was preceded in death by his mom, Lula Mae Travier, brother, George Travier, and grandmother, Lucy L. Armour.
We will miss you. Rest in peace and greet us on the other side with open arms. Rejoice now with those who have gone before you.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Kenneth Travier, please visit Tribute Store