Kenneth M. Bomar was born June 9, 1954 in Aberdeen, Washington. He passed away peacefully July 2, 2017 at his home in Trinidad at the age of 63.

Ken proudly served his country in the United States Air Force from March 1972 to August 1975 as an Air Force aircraft mechanic. Ken was known to be a caring, dedicated and hardworking man whom had a special passion for cars. He enjoyed NASCAR and spending time with his wife, Joannie.

Ken also loved music, especially reggae music. He spent 20 years as a volunteer at Reggae On The River, where he made several friends and countless memories. Ken was a devoted and valued employee of McKinleyville Middle School until his retirement in 2013.

Ken is survived by his wife, Joannie Berger; his three children, Michael Bomar, Sierra Bomar and Emily Murphy; and by stepson Michael Berger. He is also survived by his mother, Norma Hubbard; sisters Robin Bomar and Jae Hunter; brother Bobby Bomar; grandchildren Hailey and Hunter Ervin, and great-granddaughter Charlee Jo Settles.

Ken was a loving husband, son, brother, father, and grandfather who touched the lives of those he loved through his selfless actions, outgoing personality and witty sense of humor. He will be greatly missed.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the Sunset Restaurant (Cher-Ae Heights Casino) from noon to 2 pm. All are welcome to attend.


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