Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 7, 2014 at 6 p.m. at Bond Memorial Chapel with Pastor Alan Herd officiating. Graveside services with military honors will be conducted Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Benefield Cemetery in Fairview, Miss. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at Bond Memorial Chapel.
Mr. Kennedy, age 82, of Mt. Juliet, died peacefully at home on the morning of March 4, 2014 after a long life well lived. Mr. Kennedy was an active member of Grace Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving during the Korean War. Mr. Kennedy was retired from both IBM and Eastman Kodak. His passions were traveling, reading, fishing and his grandchildren.
He is survived by: his wife of 61 years, Helen Williamson Kennedy; children, Frieda Kennedy, Jackie (Tony) Price, Robert Kennedy; grandchildren, Lily Price, R.J. Price, Sebastian Kennedy; many nieces; nephews; extended family members; friends; and church family members.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church Mission Funds, 201 Belinda Pkwy., Mt. Juliet, TN 37122.
Bond Memorial Chapel at N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive in Mt. Juliet is in charge of arrangements, 615-773-2663, obit line 615-641-2663, bondmemorial.com.