Blacksburg -- Dewey David Kennedy, 64, of 256 East Bells Branch Road, passed away Tuesday, June 13th, 2017, at his residence.
Born in Gaffney, he was the son of the late Archie Kennedy and Mary (Juliette) Fowler Streevey . Mr. Kennedy worked at Dixie Lawn Service in Kings Mountain, NC and was a member of Johnson Memorial Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the US Army.
Mr. Kennedy is survived by his nephew, Troy Kennedy and wife, Angie, and Dallas and Charm Kennedy of the home; four brothers, Daniel Kennedy and wife, Emma, of Blacksburg, Herbie Kennedy of Gaffney, Johnny Horn and wife, Minerva, of Gaffney, and Bobby Horn of California; one sister, Barbara Gentry of Shelby and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Wanda Wyatt.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 15th, 2017, from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at Gordon Mortuary, 400 West Cherokee Street, Blacksburg, South Carolina 29702. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 16th, 2017 at 4:00 pm at Gordon Mortuary Chapel with Revs. William Lingerfelt and Wayne Arrowood officiating. Interment will follow at Clingman Memorial Gardens. Terry Lambert, Jr., Greg Pruitt, Jerry Hardin, Dylan Martin, Dylan Wilson, Tyler Hardin, Adam Messer, and Jeff Easler will serve as pallbearers.
The family will be at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dewey Kennedy Funeral Fund, c/o Gordon Mortuary, PO Box 428, Blacksburg, SC 29702.
The Book of Memories is available at www.gordonmortuary.com.