Kenneth Madison Kennedy was born May 19, 1937, near Geary, Oklahoma, to Thomas G. and Georgia Lillian (Davidson) Kennedy. He passed away Monday, February 10, 2020 at his home in Weatherford, Oklahoma at the age of 82. Kenneth attended elementary school at the Bethany Country School. He attended Greenfield Schools from the 5th grade until his graduation in 1955. Kenneth played baseball, basketball, football, and was an active member of the FFA. Kenneth then enlisted in the U.S. Army. Upon his completion of service, he married Jean Duncan on September 21, 1957, at the Greenfield Baptist Church. The couple made their home near Greenfield and began their farming operation. He and Jean moved to the home place West of Greenfield in 1968 and lived there for many years. They lived in Watonga for 11 years before retiring to an acreage North of Weatherford. Over the course of his life, he did many jobs, always enjoying being busy, especially in his later years, but he was mainly a farmer and rancher who was devoted to his wife, children, and grandchildren. He loved attending his grandchildren’s sporting events and activities. Kenneth served on the Greenfield School Board for a number of years. He served as a Deacon, song leader, and Sunday school teacher at the Greenfield Baptist Church which he was a member of for nearly 50 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Weatherford, OK.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents Thomas and Georgia Kennedy, siblings, Thomas G. Kennedy, Jr., Jesse Glenn Kennedy, mother in law, Lillie Johnson, brother in law, Ted Duncan, daughter in law, Debbie Kennedy and granddaughter, Kaci Kennedy.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Kennedy of the home in Weatherford, OK, 5 children, Donita Lucero of Weatherford, OK, Mark Kennedy of Weatherford, OK, Caren Daugherty and husband Jeff of Elk City, OK, Don Kennedy and wife Christie of Broken Arrow, OK, Teresa France and husband Greg of Watonga, OK, grandchildren, Patrick Lucero, Michael Lucero, Meagan Morgan and husband Rhodey, Matt Kennedy and wife Denice, Taler Broadbent and husband Jared, Branson Daugherty and fiancé Taylor, Christina Sell and husband Jason, Lisa Thompson and husband James, Sara Westlund and husband Joe, Cole Swaggart and wife Makenzie, Harrison Kennedy, Bryant Eyster, Madison Burton and husband Dillon, Karson Breeding and Tanner France, 15 great grandchildren, 2 sisters, Maxine Peters of Watonga, OK and Leora Harrison of Prosper, TX, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Kenneth’s family requests donations made in his memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105 or to Grace to You, PO Box 4000, Panorama City, CA 91412
Celebration of Life Service: 1PM, Saturday, February 15, 2020, First Baptist Church, Weatherford, OK
Officiating: Rev. Earl Stephenson and Rev. Mike Hazelwood
Services under the direction of Hinton Turner Funeral Home, Hinton, OK
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