John Robert Kennedy
John Robert Kennedy, 84, of Waynesburg, PA, died at 9:15 AM Tuesday, March 07, 2017 in the Bay Care Winterhaven Hospital in Winterhaven, FL.
He was born Friday, June 10, 1932 in Lost Creek,WV. A son of the late John Loman Kennedy and Reva Pearl Bartlett Kennedy.
Mr. Kennedy was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Waynesburg. He was a 4 year Veteran having served with the United States Navy. He was a graduate of Indiana Technology University with a degree in engineering. Mr. Kennedy loved fishing, hunting, and the outdoors. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. For 32 years he worked for Cooper Industries as a Mechanical Engineer building engines, retiring in 1991.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years Sharon K. Prior Kennedy, whom he married on Saturday, June 10, 1978.
Also surviving 2 Daughters: Marybeth (Dave) Butler, of Mt. Vernon, OH., and Jennifer Kennedy, of Howard , OH., 3 Sons:
Richard "Rick" Kennedy, of Mt. Vernon, OH., Robert "Rob" (Lori) Kennedy, of Marysville, OH., and Brian (Marcie) Scoles, of Waterford, PA., 12 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren, 2 Sisters: Mary Frances (Dennis) Townsend, of Landrum, SC., and
Joyce (Ron) Comfort, of Ellenboro, NC., 2 Brothers: Joe (Cheryl) Kennedy, of Salmon Arm, British Columbia, and Bill (Linda) Kennedy, of The Villages, FL., and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased 1 Sister: Jean Kennedy
All services and burial were private and were held at the convenience of the family with Rev. David Lake officiating. Milliken and Throckmorton FH, Inc. Daryl L. Throckmorton Owner/Director,197 N. Maiden St Waynesburg, PA 15370 are in charge of arrangements. Information is online at www.milliken-throckmortonfh.com.
All services and burial are private.