Kenneth August Sr. was a God-fearing man full of energy. He had an amazing sense of humor. He was hardworking, fun and loving to his wife Bernice W. August of 56 years, his children, grandchildren, sisters, brother and nephews. Kenneth's character of compassion, dedication, determination and honesty blossomed in his career as a licensed barber, warehouse supervisor, stock clerk and treasurer. His love for this New Orleans Saints brought smiles, giggles, laughter and storytelling to all. Kenneth spread his wings of love, joy and humility to everyone that knew him. Even in death, he continued to spread his God given qualities with the people he saved through tissue donations. Kenneth August Sr. wouldn't have it any other way.
The gift of organ and tissue donation is an act of quiet heroism. The memories of our Heroes are treasured. This Hero Stories Blog is for cherished memories submitted by the families of these Heroes.
A place to honor and to remember individuals that have saved and enhanced lives.
The stories that follow tell of loss, grief, and pain, as well as rebirth, renewed purpose, and continued missions. These stories, in particular, are close to home, as they involve some of our own employees.
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