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Rudolph (Rudy) Kennedy, Jr.

October 11, 1938 March 10, 2019
Rudolph (Rudy) Kennedy, Jr.
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Obituary for Rudolph (Rudy) Kennedy, Jr.

Rudolph (Rudy) Kennedy, Jr., 80, of Bridgewater, passed away March 10, 2019 surrounded by his family.

Rudy was born Oct.11, 1938, in Ludlow, KY, the son of Rudolph and Jewell (Baughman) Kennedy.

Rudy graduated from Crab Orchard High School, and served in the U.S. Navy. He supported the American Legion, as well as many other organizations. He attended Mt. Crawford Methodist Church. He worked at R.R. Donnelly & Sons for 35 years, moving his family from Indiana to Virginia in 1980. He retired in 2000.

On January 26, 1963, Rudy was united in marriage to Barbara J. Francis, who survives.

In addition to his wife, survivors include daughters, Michelle Coffman and husband Tim, Melissa Coffman and husband, Randy; sisters JoAnn McCarthy and husband, Larry, Charlotte and Sheila; granddaughters Camille, Ashton, Katelyn, Lindsey, Juliette, Genevieve, Penelope, and grandson Nova; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, Rudy was preceded in death by his beloved son, Jason Kennedy, and brothers Mickey Kennedy, and Ronald Kennedy.

Rudy will be greatly missed and forever cherished by his family and many friends.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 11:00 am, at Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater, with Rev. Russell Heinrich officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery with military rites provided by the Dayton American Legion Post #27.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, at the funeral home.

Online condolences to the family may be shared at www.johnsonfs.com.


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visitation

Wednesday

13

Mar

6:00 PM 3/13/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/13/2019 8:00:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater

208 South Main Street
Bridgewater, VA 22812

Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater
208 South Main Street Bridgewater 22812 VA

funeral service

Thursday

14

Mar

11:00 AM 3/14/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 3/14/2019 12:00:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater

208 South Main Street
Bridgewater, VA 22812

Rev. Russell Heinrich officiating. Burial will follow service at Oaklawn Cemetery with military rites by Dayton American Legion Post #27.

Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater
208 South Main Street Bridgewater 22812 VA

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

Corner of N.Main St. & Oakwood Dr.
Bridgewater, VA 22812

Corner of N.Main St. & Oakwood Dr. Bridgewater 22812 VA
United States
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