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A Wetzel and Son Obituary for:
Kenneth C. Weister
July 18, 1977 - June 25, 2021


Public Events and Locations

Viewing - Tuesday, July 6, 2021, 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Wetzel and Son, Rockledge
Funeral Service - Tuesday, July 6, 2021, 8:00 PM at Wetzel and Son, Rockledge

Contacts

Funeral Home - Wetzel and Son Funeral Home - 419 Huntingdon Pike, Rockledge, PA 19046 - 215-663-8550 - Map
Family Florist - Flowers Etcetera By Denise - 637 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123 - 215-238-0808 - Map
Donation - Help for Kenneth Weister funeral expenses and daughter Felicia - Map
Donation - Joe Hand Boxing Gym - 213 West Street Road, Feasterville, PA 19053-7847 - 215-364-9000 - Map

Kenneth C. Weister of Jenkintown, Pennsylvania passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 25, 2021 at his home. He was 43 years old. Kenneth was born July 18, 1977 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of the late James A. Weister and the late Judith A. Weister (nee - Manherz). He is the beloved fiancé of Tasha A. Jaworski; loving father of Felicia Anne Weister; brother of Jennifer Listenberger, Heather Weister, and the late Richard Weister. He is also survived by his many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, beloved husky Hunter and cat Knuckles.

Kenny was born, raised, and educated in Philadelphia. He attended the Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts. Kenny was the youngest master chef to be honored at Bennigans restaurant in his younger years. He trained at some of the most prestigious fight gyms in the country and sparred with nationally and internationally ranked boxers/MMA fighters. Kenny was a well respected personal trainer and boxing instructor in the Philadelphia area. Along with his personal clients, he also worked with clients at Rob’s fight Club and All Fitness. He was a 3 Time Amateur Boxing Heavyweight Champion including 2007 Philadelphia Golden Gloves and recently placed in the 2021 NPC Ultimate Physique Championships Light Heavyweight divisions. As an actor, Kenny was Bruce Willis’ stand in for the movie Glass and played the role of cornerman for Team Drago in the 2018 movie Creed 2 where he was able to meet Dolph Lundgren and Sylvester Stallone. He loved being around kids especially Felicia & never missed their weekly daddy daughter day breakfast. He had a love of wrestling watching & attending many WWE events with his family. Kenny was a hardcore Kansas City Chiefs & Eagles fan & was ecstatic he got to see them both win the Super Bowl. He had a love of comics & movies which his daughter also quickly took to mostly the Marvel Universe. Kenny often rooted for the antagonist just because they were more interesting. His favorite was Thanos. He enjoyed reading many novels & books. Plus shared his love of video games with his daughter. The only thing bigger than his impressive physical stature was his heart. He had a magnetic personality & always loved to make those around him laugh. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends, and clients.

Relatives and friends were invited to his viewing on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 from 6:00 P.M. and funeral service at 8:00 P.M. at Wetzel and Son Funeral Home, 419 Huntingdon Pike, Rockledge, PA 19046. Interment was private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to a fund set up to assist his daughter
https://www.facebook.com/donate/1192539047856011/?fundraiser_source=external_url

or to the Joe Hand Boxing Gym, 213 West Street Road, Feasterville, PA 19053-7847.

Family flowers arranged by Flowers Etcetera By Denise 215-238-0808.

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