Kenneth Edward Sensabaugh was born and raised in Staunton, VA. Son of Bessie and Robert Sensabaugh also of Staunton. He graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in Satunton and eventually joined the U.S. Navy in 1943. He served as a Gunner's Mate on the Destroyer-Escort U.S.S. Cross.
A life-long member of 2nd Presbyterian Church in Staunton, Mr. Sensabaugh served for over 50 years in the church choir. He worked for the Planters Peanut Company/ Standard Brands / Reynolds Tobacco Comapny for 37 years.
He married the former Lois Shultz and together they had two children, Sharon and Stephen.