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

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All services and burial are private.


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Charles S Scoles

My sympathy to Sharon and all of Bob's loved ones. May God strengthen and comfort you.

 Posted March 26, 2017 - 9:06pm
Bob Rafferty

Just wanted to let you know what a pleasure it was to work with Bob back at Ajax in Corry.

 Posted March 15, 2017 - 4:39pm
Scott Brenneman

Very sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers for you and your families .

 Posted March 14, 2017 - 1:23pm
Butch and Carlotta Whyte

Sharon, may God surround you and your family during this difficult time, and give you strength and peace.

 Posted March 13, 2017 - 6:03pm
Kay Kughn

We are so sad to learn of Bob's passing. He was a great friend and neighbor to us. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

 Posted March 13, 2017 - 11:49am

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