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Heyward Courtney Kennedy

Heyward Courtney Kennedy, 81, beloved husband of Eunice Anna Young Kennedy, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at his residence.  
Mr. Kennedy was born the son of Courtney Heyward Kennedy and Emma McCallister Kennedy on March 3, 1935 in Florence County.  He was a retired employee with Georgetown Steel Mill.  He enjoyed playing the fiddle and was a member of the Blue Grass Junction Band who traveled and performed throughout South Carolina.  He was a member of Mount Taber Baptist Church. 
Heyward and Eunice were married on July 5, 1954 and celebrated 62 years together.  
He leaves behind: his wife; a sister, Eddie Jean Norton; and 33 nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by:  his parents; three brothers, Edward JW Kennedy, Willie “Billie” Joseph Kennedy and Jimmie Coker; and three sisters, Louise Caulder, Nita Young and Emma Esther Lee Gourdner
 A Home Going Celebration will be 3PM, Sunday, January 15, 2017 at the Mount Taber Baptist Church.  Internment will follow in the Kennedy Family Cemetery directed by the Georgetown Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
 Visitation will be 5-8PM, Saturday, January 14, 2017 in the sanctuary of Mount Tabor Baptist Church.
 The Kennedy family would like to say a special “Thank You” to Tidelands Community Hospice and his caregivers, Mrs. Hazel, Mr. Jerry and Mrs. Mag, for all their compassion and support. 
 
 

 

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