Details for John Edward Kennedy

John Edward Kennedy 79, passed away December 31, 2017. John was born in Muskogee, OK, on August 17, 1938, to Edward and Lillian Kennedy. John later worked for Boeing and McDonnell Douglas as a purchasing agent, retiring after 23 years. He loved to spend time outdoors, enjoyed playing and watching golf and basketball, and hunting. John was a humorous man who loved to tease, was quick witted, and was fun to be around. John will be remembered as a true gentleman who was considerate and respectful of others. John is survived by wife, Mary of Colwich, KS; daughter, Tracy (Scott) Walter of Elkhorn, WI; sons, David Lee of Conifer, CO, and Joseph (Paula) Kennedy of Wichita, KS; sister, Margaret Ann Sheppard of Portage, MI; brothers-in-law, R. Claude Harris of Springdale, AR, and Lawrence (Elisse) Gebo of Ferrisburgh, VT; aunt, Meredieth Nichols of Lowell, AR; grandchildren, Betsy (Adam) Lasch of Lake Geneva, WI, Kristin (Dexter) Mann of Elkhorn, WI, Lindsay Lee of Walnut Creek, CA, Jessica Walter of Knoxville, TN, Tyler Walter of Charleston, SC, and Erin Kennedy of Wichita, KS; great-grandchildren: Boone, Rhett, Jace and Freya; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded by parents, Edward and Lillian; and sister, Betty Jean Harris. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, January 5th, at Resthaven Mortuary, 11800 Hwy 54, Wichita, KS, and funeral service 3 p.m. Saturday, January 6, 2018, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Aldersgate UMC, 7901 W 21st St, Wichita, KS 67205.

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