Obituary for Kenneth J. Monie PSM
Kenneth J. Monie PSM
1949 - 2018
Kenneth J. Monie of Gulf Breeze, passed away on January 01, 2018.
Kenny was born in Jay, Florida to Joseph Stewart Monie and Dora Shipp Monie. The family relocated to Cantonment, Florida where Kenny was raised. He began high school at J. M. Tate High however, his family again relocated, this time to Camden, South Carolina, where Kenny graduated from Camden County High School.
Kenny began his surveying career working for Baskerville-Donovan Incorporated and other companies in Pensacola. He then went to work offshore, surveying for oil companies. In 1993, with a young family, he decided to return to land and open his own company, KJM Surveying, with his wife of 30 years only to be separated by her death, in 2012. Kenny's life on this earth ended while he was the principal officer at KJM Land Planning in Pensacola Florida. He was a Florida licensed surveyor and mapper for over 30 years. He was an integral part of the development community in the panhandle.
During his career he provided expert surveying services to countless clients.He also helped many young men and women with their goals and careers in the surveying world and in the game of life. He offered sound advice to those willing to learn and ask for help. Kenny was truly a generous giving man who always tried to help people in all situations.
Kenny spent many holidays and vacations with family in Georgia. There they would ride four wheelers in the woods and on trails for hours on end. He loved riding and would say to his brother Roy on numerous occasions, "Let's go, we're burning daylight". Kenny truly enjoyed the outdoors hence his choosing a surveyor’s life; an outdoor profession for an outdoors guy.
Survivors include: His loving sons Daniel and Alex, brothers Gary Monie (Helen) and Roy Monie (Jonnie), sisters Myrtle Portier and Sharon Crutchfield, and many nieces and nephews. He was also loved dearly by his "adoptive" granddaughters Kennedy and Margaret Gordon and grandson Steven Davis.
The family will receive friends at Trahan Family Funeral Home located at 419 Yoakum Court, Pensacola, Florida on Friday, January 5th from 6pm to 8pm.
The celebration of Kenny's life will be held at Trahan Family Funeral Home Located at 6539 Trammel Road Milton, Florida on Saturday January 06, 2018 at 11 am. Interment will follow at Memory Park Cemetery in Milton.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Kenny's honor to the Gulf Coast Kid’s House.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Trahan Family Funeral Home.