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Kenneth Echols, 90

Kenneth Echols went to be with our Lord on December 19, 2017.

Born on Dec. 5, 1927, and a native of Amarillo, Texas, Ken “Slim” Echols worked on his grandparent’s farm in the summer picking cotton. He was a football star who played for the University of Montana and West Texas State. Drafted by the LA Rams, he chose love and country and hung up his cleats to marry Betty Ann Sharp of McAllen, Texas and serve his country in the US Navy. Ken served in both the Pacific and Atlantic.

His last eight years were at the Pentagon ...

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