Kenneth Joseph Wulff

Born in Jefferson City, MO on October 2, 1951

Departed on April 12, 2018 and resided in Goodlettsville, TN

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Kenneth Joseph Wulff, 66, died Thursday, April 12, 2018 at his home. Born October 2, 1951 in Jefferson City, Missouri he was the son of the late Victor J. and Coletta (Werdenhause) Wulff. Ken graduated from the University of Missouri and worked as a loan officer for Movement Mortgage locally. A gregarious and big hearted soul, Ken was known to be an accomplished cook who could easily have become a professional chef. He was also an excellent horse trainer and had won championships for his efforts with Tennessee Walking Horses and was recognized by the Tennessee Walking Horse Association. He also loved sports, working on his landscaping and motorcycling. Ken is survived by his wife, Rita King Bishop; daughters, Candace Mills and Caresse Hyneman; son, Victor King; step-son, Ashley Bishop; step-daughter, Bonnie Paik; brothers, Robert Wulff and Don Brunnert; sister, Norma Hughes; and extended family members and friends. A Life Celebration service will be held at 2 PM Friday, April 20th at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home. Visitation will preceded the service beginning at 12 noon.

26 Comments to Kenneth Joseph Wulff

  1. Forrest D Bradford
    April 16, 2018 5:26 pm

    Rest in peace, Worked with him for a small time but he made an impression, I hope he finds peace in that next place.

  2. Bobby Beech
    April 16, 2018 7:48 pm

    My sincerest regrets to the family. I knew Ken for over 40 years. We had a lot of fun together and I enjoyed his company.
    Bobby Beech

  3. Frankie Roark
    April 16, 2018 8:58 pm

    Prayers And Thoughts To The Family Of Ken !!! Have Know And Been Around Ken For Many Many Years In The Horse Business And Enjoy Our Time And Conversations Together !!! God Bless You Brother !!! Frankie Roark

  4. Mike maack
    April 16, 2018 9:19 pm

    Great inspiration. Grandad and dad had his first horse. Bill Sr. And Vic were good buddies. I had the first and only magic marker stud colt . weaning. Sold high. So many memories. Rip

  5. Flo Grabowski
    April 16, 2018 9:44 pm

    My most sincere sympathy to you. Ken was a great friend and co-worker to me at Accurate Mortgage. May he Rest In Peace.

  6. Renita Rowland Gordon
    April 16, 2018 9:58 pm

    My thoughts and prayers to the entire family. Very sad to hear about Ken . My Dad Albert Lee Rowland train many World Class horses for Ken and his family. Ken always had a big smile on his face and loved his horses . We all got to enjoy many great memories together during to old days of
    the Walking Horse Industry and Celebration. He will be missed by many and was loved by all that knew him.
    Again, sending many prayers to all of you. Celebration his life here on earth and know he is in heaven still talking horses to all that passed before him in the horse industry.
    He will have a warm welcome by his horse friend . Please
    Know that God will reach his hand out to Welcome him home .

  7. Erma Kelly
    April 17, 2018 12:22 am

    Ken and I were friends and competitors as young exhibitors. His talent with young horses was an inspiration. When I would see him as we grew older I loved talking to him and listening to his insight. He knew his worth as well and did not forget his friends.

    My sympathies to his family and my prayers at this time.

  8. Kristi Buchanan
    April 17, 2018 1:21 am

    Ken was a wonderful soul. He was the most amazing lender contact that I ever had to deal with. My heart goes out to his family and all of the lending people! My heart is breaking!!!

  9. Joyce Myers
    April 17, 2018 1:50 am

    I had the pleasure of knowing Ken and Rita and both were a joy to be around. RiP my friend and Rita may God comfort you and all his family

  10. Melissa chambers
    April 17, 2018 9:22 am

    Loved u Ken Wulf! I’m so sorry Rita! RIP! Have a great ride in the sky! I will see you again!

  11. Jack Henry
    April 17, 2018 11:55 am

    Loved riding harleys with him and loved our chiefs/titans rivalry and our mutual love for the mizzou tigers…Godspeed Uncle Ken

  12. Randy Hughes
    April 17, 2018 12:17 pm

    Ken was a wonderful uncle and we had many good times together as youngsters. He was a great horse man and well known around the horse arena. Had the pleasure of visiting with Ken and Rita over Christmas this past year. Most happy he was able to join us one last time. RIP dear friend, uncle and godfather.

  13. Kevin Scales
    April 17, 2018 2:41 pm

    My boy!! Worked together, fished together, etc. Helluva guy. Don’t get any cooler!! Gon’ miss ya’ bro’!! RIP

  14. Lisa Fields Byrom
    April 17, 2018 4:49 pm

    Ken was a dear friend of my Dad. He was full of life and had a way of making everyone he came across feel special. I hope you and Dad are having a good lomg talk.

  15. Victoria Stephens
    April 17, 2018 5:03 pm

    Prayers and sympathy for his family and friends.

  16. Charles Bobo
    April 17, 2018 5:49 pm

    My sincere condolences to the family, I thought the world of Ken, he was one.of my favorite people.

  17. Donna Shell
    April 17, 2018 6:50 pm

    My prayers are with the family of Ken may Rita and the family find peace in the coming days and months. He was a great guy

  18. Pat Schmidt
    April 17, 2018 7:43 pm

    Ken is definitely missed by his morning Hardee’s friends. Rest in peace my friend. Prayers for the family. Pat

  19. Laura Brandon
    April 18, 2018 7:55 am

    So sorry about Ken.. He was so much fun and always thinking of fun things to do. He called often to ask about cooking something or just to see how we were. Prayers for Rita and family.

  20. Kathy Thompson
    April 18, 2018 8:38 am

    My PRAYERS go out to ALL.I am SO SO SO SORRY for your loss.R.I.P and GOD BLESS.

  21. CECIL EWIN
    April 18, 2018 10:47 am

    RIRI…..
    So glad I saw NINI last Tuesday ( bringing lunch to you ) ……… I received several of his BIG BEAR HUGS AND 🐻JOKING AROUND AS I ALWAYS DID WITH HIM .
    Ken is NOW RECEIVING HUGS FROM OUR LORD . ✝️🛐🙏

    Love you RIRI…..CREECH❤️

  22. Dee Noonan (Scott’s sister)
    April 19, 2018 7:19 am

    Rita, our deepest condolences. We just wanted to wish you strength and comfort in the days ahead.

    Peace and hugs,
    Dee and Marc Noonan

  23. Joel and Janeece Kestner
    April 19, 2018 12:50 pm

    A personality as big as his heart. We will all miss Ken. Our love and deepest sympathies to Rita and the family.

  24. Beth Piazza
    April 19, 2018 10:21 pm

    I had the pleasure of working with Ken and I learned so much. He was so much fun and always treated me like one of his own. My thoughts and prayers are with Rita and the family.

  25. John Bruno
    April 22, 2018 2:52 pm

    Rita, so sorry to hear about the passing of Ken. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and the family on this sudden death. We were out of town on the day of celebration but we will make an effort to get in touch with you in the coming weeks. John and Vena Bruno

  26. Marisa Harris Bush
    April 22, 2018 4:04 pm

    Rita, I’m sorry to hear of your loss.

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