Kenneth “Ken” E. Bierley, age 78, of Covington, KY passed away peacefully on Friday, March 8, 2019. Ken is survived by his loving wife, Wanda Bierley (nee Schultz); brothers and sisters-in-law, Gail Jenkins (Tom), Marvin Schultz (Mary Ann), Lola Schultz, Victor Schultz (Jane), Julie Hoten (Michael). He is preceded in death by his son, Kenneth “Tony” Bierley (2015) and parents, Earl and Margaret Bierley. Ken was a long time member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians ring #71 and leaves behind many friends in the magic community. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Middendorf Funeral Home (3312 Madison Pike Fort Wright, KY 41017) from 9:00 AM until the Catholic Blessing begins at 10:30 AM. Burial will immediately follow at Highland Cemetery (Ft. Mitchell, KY). Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Patrick Church 3285 Mills Rd, Taylor Mill, KY 41015.