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Services Thursday for Craig D. Kennedy

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Craig D. Kennedy, age 55, of Madisonville, TN, passed away at 12:05 a.m. Sunday, September 24, 2017, at Sweetwater Hospital.

He was a retired owner-operator trucker. He was an active member of the Madisonville Fire Department and also was active in the D.A.V. and V.F.W. and was a member of the Gudger and Notchey Creek Fire Departments. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of Journey of Faith Worship Center. His hobbies included coaching little league baseball and football. He also worked at the U.T. Vols football games.

He was preceded in death by parents, David J. and Carol J. Kennedy; brother, Scott A. Kennedy.

Survivors include his girlfriend of two years, Amy Coft; daughters, Sylvia Marie Kennedy, of Seymour, Crystal Grace Huffman, of Riceville, and Christie Deanna Hawkins, of Crandall, GA; son, Garrett Dean Kennedy and his mother, Laura Kennedy, of Madisonville; grandchildren, Matia Huffman, Aleighia Huffman, Carlee Huffman, Magalean Huffman, Braylon Hawkins, Kyra Hawkins; sister and brother-in-law, Delores and Carl Sanders, of Gainesville, GA; brothers, David A. Kennedy, Pleasanton, CA, David J. Kennedy, Jr., Steve Kennedy, Kenneth Kennedy, all of Ft. Wayne, IN; nieces, Brianne Riley, Shauna Planck, Athena Kennedy; nephew, Michael Kennedy; great-niece, Lindsey Peck; cousins, Phil and Kyleigh Clum and many more.

Funeral will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, with Rev. Tim Heath officiating.

Interment in Sunset Cemetery, with military honors by V.F.W. Post 5156, D.A.V. Chapter 93, and American Legion Post 106.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.



Posted 9/26/2017




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