Obituary for Byron Edward Topping

Posted on May 23, 2022

Byron Edward Topping 64 of Kenton passed away 6:27 AM, Friday May 20, 2022.  Byron was born July 1, 1957 at Hardin Memorial Hospital, Kenton to the late Robert Y. and Phyllis L. (Boles) Topping.  Byron graduated from Kenton Senior High School in 1976.  He married Peggy Lewis on May 30, 1981 and later divorced.  He served in the Nation Guard from 1976 to 1982.  Byron worked at the Kenton City Courthouse in the maintenance department but then spent the rest of his working days at Pleaser’s and Wendy’s restaurants until his retirement due to health reasons in 2015.  Byron is survived by his son; Ryan E. (Michelle) Topping, grandson; Brice (Raven Smith) Topping, step-granddaughters; Tansey and Leanne Johnson, brother; Paul R. Topping, half-brother William R. Topping, half-sister; Peggy (David) Akerman, aunt; Vivian Boles and several cousins.  Byron is also survived by his good friends; Bob (Sheri) Cannode, Steve (Pam) Kalb, Dan (Lisa) Brodman, Ernie Davis, Bob (Josie) Ward, Lloyd Pierson, Floyd Vermillion and special friends Shirley Bryant and Brynn McGrath.  Byron is preceded in death by his parents, grandparents; Jesse (Mary) Boles and Edward (Helen) Topping, half-sister; Helen Stover, several aunts, uncles and cousins.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 26, 2022 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. A funeral service will begin at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 27, 2021 at the SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME.  The family wishes to have everyone dress casual.  Donations can be given in Byron’s name to the charity of the donor’s choice.  Online condolences can be expressed to the family by visiting

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