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Samuel Joseph “Joey” Kennedy, 62, beloved husband of Carolyn Jane Blankenship Kennedy, departed this life on Friday, December 7, 2018 at his residence.
 Mr. Kennedy was born the son of Joseph Commander Kennedy and Verdia Mae Taylor Kennedy on December 17, 1955 in Georgetown.  He was a truck driver for Ike and Ike Logging Company. He attended Saints Delight Pentecostal Holiness Church where he was active in the men’s fellowship.  He was a lifetime member of the NRA; and enjoyed hunting, fishing, music, and the martial arts.
 Joey and Carolyn were married March 9, 1973 and celebrate 45 years together. Their home was blessed with: four children, Samuel Joseph Dillard Kennedy, Samuel Joseph “Little Joey” Kennedy, Jay Louis Kennedy; and Amy Suzette (Jason) McCutcheon; thirteen grandchildren, Garrett, Trent, Lexus, Autumn, Corey, Drake, Russell, Jade, Dalton, Pressley, Silas, J.C., and Zen.  He also leaves behind:  a brother, Mark Leonard Kennedy; and his extended family, Mike Williams, Crystal Thomas, Roy Fletcher, Jamie Boone, and Robert “Bear” Allegree.
 He was predeceased by:  his parents; a son, Samuel Joseph Dillard Kennedy; three brothers, Jessie James Kennedy, Barry Kennedy, O’dell Commander Kennedy; and a sister, Klata K. Bratcher.
 A Celebration of Life Service will be 1PM, Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Saints Delight Pentecostal Holiness Church. Officiating will be Rev. Chris Browder and Rev. Jack Todd. Interment will follow in the Kennedy Family Cemetery directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.  
 Visitation will be 6-8PM, Monday evening, December 10, 2018 in the church sanctuary.  


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