WATERVILLE—Kenneth M. Prentiss, 94, passed away on Monday, November 22, 2021, at Lakewood Continuing Care Center in Waterville.\r\n\r\nHe was born in Winslow on July 4, 1927, the son of the late Maurice and Grace (Taylor) Prentiss.\r\n\r\nFollowing his schooling, Kenneth served with the Navy Seabees from January 12, 1945, to April 15, 1946. He was honorable discharged having obtained the rank of Petty Officer 3rd Class. Kenneth was a 63-year member of American Legion Post 5 in Waterville and was also a member of VFW Post 1285 in Waterville.\r\n\r\nKenneth worked as a boiler room supervisor with Pratt & Whitney for many years. Kenneth loved to be busy especially outside where he enjoyed growing a vegetable garden and keeping his yard immaculate. He especially enjoyed Sunday afternoon bean bag toss with family and friends down to the family’s camp. He was also known for his great love of ice cream, but most of all he was happiest when spending time with his family.\r\n\r\nBesides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Florence, who passed away on January 3, 2007; his daughter, Linda Lyman and husband Mark Lyman; his sisters, Mary Pooler, Viola Grant, Ethel Brown, and Vera Grenier; his brothers, Lyle Prentiss, Maurice Prentiss, and Lester Prentiss.\r\n\r\nKenneth will be sadly missed by his son, Randall Prentiss and girlfriend, Chris of Massachusetts; his stepsons, John Leenders of Florida, and Tyrone A. Vashon and his wife, Cheryl of Augusta; his sister, Lillian Quimby of Winslow; his grandchildren, Ryan Holguin, Cheryl Anne Foley and her husband, Tim, Lisa Pomerleau and her husband, Richard; great grandchildren, Rachel, Connor, Ryan, Coral, Isla, Jason, Jordyn, Jeremiah and Laura; his great great grandchildren, Gage, Ryker and Cason; and special niece Donna Paradis and husband Sonny, and other nieces and nephew.\r\n\r\nThe family would like to say a special thank you to the Staff at Lakewood Continuing Care for their care and dedication for the time that Ken resided there.\r\n\r\nA graveside service with military honors will be held at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery on the Mount Vernon Road in Augusta at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7.