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Kenneth R. Muth Sr.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

commercial pilot

Kenneth R. Muth Sr., 84, of Schnecksville, died May 11, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Judith A. (Moser) Muth were married 60 years.

Born March 19, 1935, in Allentown, he was the son of the late Earl and Ruth (Gangawere) Muth.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Air Force, Strategic Air Command, during a peacetime era and the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era.

A commercial pilot and flight instructor, he was a supervisor at Lehigh Valley International Airport for the former US Air for many years before retiring.

Additionally, he worked at Reading Aviation and Braden Airpark.

Since his formal retirement, he became a Master Woodworker.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by sons Kenneth R. Jr. of Schnecksville and Daniel A. and his wife, Irene, of New Ringgold; and siblings, Cheryl, Gail, Bonnie, Terry, Brian, Gary and George.

His memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. May 16 in Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., 4906 Route 309, Schnecksville, with the Rev. Dr. David Charles Smith officiating.

Family and friends may pay their respects 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home.

Interment will be private.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at