Kenneth Wayne Letien, 45, of Dallas, formerly of Brownwood, passed away Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009. A  graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, at the Rocky Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home of Early.

    Ken was a 1983 graduate of Brownwood High School. He was a loving son and brother and a faithful friend who will be missed by all who knew him.

    He was preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Rosemary and Buck Bowman, grandparents Bill and Pearl Letien and Lewis and Della Crews.

    He is survived by his father and stepmother, Jim and Elaine Letien of Early; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Kristine and Jimmy Benedetto of Dallas and Kelly and Charlie Bailey of Burnet; three stepsisters, Heather Sibol of Wichita Falls, Kathy Hellesto and Bryan of Georgia and Sandy and Brian Benson of Sheboygan, Wis.; one stepbrother and sister-in-law, Randy and Jennifer Cason of Early; seven nephews, Dominick Benedetto, Gavin Hellesto, Joshua Benson, Rhyn, Tyson, Timothy and Riley Cason; and five nieces, Summer Sibol, Rose Bailey, Brittany, Addy and Gabby Benson.