| James R. Kennedy age 72 of Normantown WV, departed this life on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the Genesis Health Care, Glenville Center, following an extended illness.|
He was born December 28, 1946 in Weston WV, son of the late Junior R. and Garnett C. Curry Kennedy.
James is a graduate of Normantown High School, class of 1964 and attended Salem College. He is a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church and spent his entire life devoted to farming.
Surviving are 4 brothers, Roger Kennedy and wife Jeannie, Kevin Kennedy and wife Donna, and Scott Kennedy, all of Normantown, and Kent Kennedy and wife Jane of Ripley WV.
Also surviving are a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other wonderful family and friends.
A funeral service will be conducted at the Oak Grove Baptist Church near Normantown at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 8, 2019 with Elder Larry Fisher officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends will be received from 9:00 11:00 a.m. Tuesday morning at the church.
Ellyson Mortuary, Inc. is honored to assist the family of James R. Kennedy with arrangements.