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Kenneth Backus

Kenneth Backus

PITTSBURGH — Kenneth “Kenny” F. Backus, 56, of Wellsville, passed away, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, following a lengthy illness.

Born, Aug. 30, 1963, in Rochester, Pa., he was a son of Alice Reynolds Backus of Chester, W.Va. and the late Virgil Backus.

He was a 1982 graduate of Beaver Local High School. He was a member of the Oak Grove Church of Christ in Industry, Pa.

He is survived by his wife, Theresa Teeter Backus of Carrollton; sons, Tylor Backus of East Liverpool and Tanner Backus and his wife Devon of Dayton, Ohio; daughter, Trista Hlavay and her husband Michael of East Liverpool; brothers, Scott Backus of East Liverpool, Keith Backus of Chester and Virgil Backus of Georgia; sister, Denise Backus of Calcutta and four grandchildren.

A memorial service will be planned for a later date. The Arner Funeral Chapel was entrusted with making these arrangements