Truman Edward Kennedy, 79, of Utica, Ky. died September 20, 2005 at Owensboro Medical Health System. He was born in Daviess County, Ky. to the late Abe Henry Kennedy and Ella Ray Edmonson Kennedy. Also preceded in death by his brothers, A.H. Kennedy, Jr., in 1944 and Ray L. Kennedy, in 2004. He was retired from Lanham Brothers Contractors after 36 years as a superintendent. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church for 67 years, served as a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher, training union director and several committees. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed fishing and hunting, being with family, grandchildren and great grandchildren, enjoyed gardening and flowers. Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Dorothy Jackson Kennedy; daughters, Linda Kennedy Sholar and her husband, Michael of Owensboro, Renne Kennedy Nolan and her husband, Ed of Clearwater, Fla.; grandchildren, Michelle Sholar McManus and her husband, Brian of Owensboro, Andrea Sholar, Michale Nolan, Amanda Nolan, Kathleen Nolan all of Clearwater, Fla.; Great Grandchildren, Brianna and Colleen McManus of Owensboro. Services are at lpm. Saturday at Haley-McGinnis Chapel, visitation from 3 to 8pm. Friday and 10 to 1pm. Saturday. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery. Reverend Steve James will be officiating.

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  1. Linda,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. I know that you and your girls have special memories that are a tribute to your dad.
    Pat Jones

  2. Dot and family; Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. Remembering all the good times we have shared together.

    Sincerely, Darrell and Jameline Chambers

  3. Mrs. Kennedy, Linda and Michelle,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss.
    Anna Kinder Fowler

  4. Dot,
    We celebrate with you today the many years God blessed you and Truman in marriage. How awesome that is! I know that you would have loved many more but please remember the great times and know how blessed you are. May you know the closeness of God

  5. Mrs. Kennedy, Linda and Rene,
    We are so sorry to read of your loss. We have a lot of good memories of your family. May God fill the void left by Mr. Kennedy’s death with His presence and love as only He can. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this

  6. My heart goes out to you and your family at this time of sorrow. Know that I will keep you in my prayers for always. I love you Michelle.


  7. Dear Dorothy:
    I have just received the sad news of Truman’s passing.
    It is hard to find the words to offer you comfort. I know this has to be so hard for you and your family.
    Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Your cousin

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