Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

September 21, 2013

Barry J. Kennedy

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

ATWELL — Barry J. Kennedy, 66, of Atwell, WV, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2013, at the Westwood Medical Park Nursing Home in Bluefield, VA.

Barry was born October 6, 1946 at Rockridge, WV. He was a son of the late Clyde and Delilah Smith Kennedy. He was a Christian and attended Christ Cathedral Church in Iaeger, WV. He was a loving husband and his greatest joy was helping his companion in their business. Through this endeavor he met many new friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his only child, Jennifer Nicole Kennedy.

Survivors include his wife, Josephine Kennedy of the home; two brothers, Paul Ray Kennedy and wife Sharon and Leslie Joe Kennedy and wife Susan all of Rockridge, WV; three uncles and aunts; and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews; and most of all, his special companion, Toby, his Pomeranian.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, September 22, 2013, at 2 o’clock, with the Reverend Russell King officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Caleb Smith Cemetery on Rockridge. Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends.

Friends may visit with the family at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, Sunday, September 22, 2013, from 12 noon until time of services at 2 p.m.

Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger is assisting the family.

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