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Kenneth Enloe Jr.

Kenneth Enloe Jr., 68, passed away March 31, 2024.

Ken called Leesburg and Oviedo, Florida home. He entered into rest on Easter, March 31, 2024 in Orlando, Florida. His battle with chronic medical issues in recent years demonstrated his courage in facing life challenges with unrelenting strength. Through his illness, Ken was revived several times yet remained strong, positive and uplifting in faith until his passing. Ken was born on August 2, 1955 to Kenneth (Sr.) and Doris Enloe in New Bern, North Carolina and spent his formative years in Leesburg, FL.

After attending Leesburg High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He completed tours aboard the USS Truett, FF-1095, and USS Abraham Lincoln, CVN-72, with additional tours in Europe and finally back home to the Recruit Training Command and Service School Command in Orlando, FL. He retired after a 20-year career with commendations and awards from the Cold War and Gulf War. He went on to work in administrative positions at the University of Central Florida, retiring again in 2020. Ken was active in Christian Family Fellowship and enjoyed the excitement of participating in and finishing local community, remote and virtual endurance running and duathlon events.

He was predeceased by his parents, Kenneth Enloe Sr. and Doris Enloe. He is survived by his wife, Elise Enloe of Oviedo, FL; son, David (Christina) Enloe, of Winter Park, FL, daughter, Stephanie (Phil) Kuhn of High Springs, FL, grandchildren Caleb and Colby Enloe of Winter Park, FL, and Aubrey Kuhn of High Springs, FL. Additionally he leaves six sisters: Karen (Patrick) Atkinson of Summerfield, FL, Sharon (Forest) Rodgers of Clermont, FL, Terri (Rob) Robbins of Edgewater, FL, Beverly (Bob) Burijon of Orlando, FL, Tammy Enloe of Marietta, GA, and Lori (John) Hiles of Weirsdale, FL. He will be warmly remembered by extended family and friends.

Arrangements are entrusted to Beyers Funeral Home, Leesburg, FL 34748.

Visitation will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2024 at Beyers Funeral Home, 1123 Main St., Leesburg, FL with services at 3 p.m. If unable to attend, online condolences may be left at www.beyersfuneralhome.com.

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