Kenneth Wofford, age 92, a resident of Colorado Springs since 1952 and formerly of Ramah, Colorado, passed away on Friday, August 25. He was a loving husband, brother, uncle, and friend.
Kenneth C. Wofford was born on April 25, 1925 in Simla, Colorado to the late M. A. and Lecta Wofford. He was a graduate of Ramah High School and later married Bernice Lee Bridgeman December 3, 1943, in Ramah.
After leaving farm life, Ken became a successful builder and developer, primarily in the Colorado Springs region. He became a member of Al Kaly Shriners Southern Colorado in April of 1958. Ken served as Potentate in 1973 and was a long-time member of the Mule Train Unit. He received his fifty-year pin in 2008; and, until the time of his death, was the oldest living Past Potentate. Bernice and Ken were ardent world travelers. He was a member of the Country Club of Colorado and an avid golfer, achieving his first hole-in-one, June of 2006.
He is survived by his nephews: Gary (Joan) Wofford of Lakewood, Colorado, and Robert Johnson of Estes Park, Colorado; nieces: Carol (Mike) Collins of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Becky Snell of Keller, Texas, and Kathy (Dale) Kenyon of Discovery Bay, California; sister-in-law, Carline Snell of Keller, Texas; and several grand nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice, and his brother, Clyde.
Private inurnment will take place at the Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Gate of Heaven.
Ken will be remembered for his keen business insight and his love and concern for family and friends.
Contributions may be made in Ken’s name to a charity or organization of your choosing.