Kenneth Dwight Barley, 74, of Dayton, passed away on Friday, April 9, 2021. He was born on May 24, 1946, to the late James and Margaret Barley. Kenneth loved being outdoors and he also enjoyed Western movies. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory two sons, Jeff (Amy) Barley, and Greg Barley; former wife and mother of their children, Nancy Louise Barley; brother, Tom (Teresa) Barley; and grandchildren, Madisyn Barley, Jacob Barley, Kadie England, Jesie Southern, Molly Barley, Christian Barley, Dylan Barley and Emma Kate Barley.

A celebration of Kenneth’s life will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at Solomon’s Porch Church, located at 9125 Rhea County Highway in Dayton.

Share a personal memory of Kenneth or condolences with his family at his online memorial located at

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Barley family with these arrangements.