Sammy Millard Kennedy – Obituary

By  | August 20, 2012 | Filed under: Exclude Bondsmen, Obituaries, Spry Memorial Chapel

Sammy Millard Kennedy, 63, of Littleville, passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2012 at Helen Keller Hospital.

The visitation will be from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at Spry Memorial Chapel. The funeral will follow at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel with Bro. Daniel Welborn officiating. Burial will be at Gray Rock Cemetery.

Sammy had polio as a child and spent many months in the Children’s Hospital in Birmingham. While there, he was selected to be the March of Dimes Ambassador. He went on to graduate from Russellville High School and Northwest Alabama State Junior College. Sammy worked at Flower Craft in Russellville before going on to work with the Alabama Department of Transportation for 26 years. He retired in July 2004. He was very much loved and admired by his family, friends, and co-workers.

Sammy is survived by his mother, Letty Jane Metheney Kennedy; sisters, Dean Kennedy, Sue McCulloch and daughter, Donna Miles; Becky Bishop (husband Keith) and children, Derek and Katy; brothers, Charles Kennedy (wife, Sherrie) and children, Charlie, Diane, Sherry, Kyle, Curt; Larry Kennedy (wife, Sandra) and children, Jeffrey, Joey, and Jeremy; James Kennedy (wife, Sharon) and children, Jamey and Kristen; Roger Kennedy and children, Dr. Lee Kennedy and Amanda; nieces Peggy Arborgast, Lynn Moncrief and nephew, Kenneth Williams (children of sister Billie McDaniel, deceased) and many great and great-great nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father, Millard Kenney; and sister, Billie McDaniel.

The pallbearers will be nephews, Kenneth Williams Charlie Kennedy, Joey Kennedy, Jamey Kennedy, Lee Kennedy, and Derek Bishop.

Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Vacik, Dr. Ridgeway, the nurses and staff at Helen Keller Hospital, Keller HomeCare, Littleville Fire and Rescue, EMS and Schofield Medical.

Spry Memorial Chapel assisted the family.

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