Donald Lynn Kennedy
Donald Lynn Kennedy
  • August 14, 1944 - May 24, 2017
  • Covesville, Virginia

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Donald Lynn Kennedy, 72 of Covesville, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond with his family by his side.

Born on August 14, 1944 in Charlottesville he was a son of the late Leonard L. and Frances M. Kennedy. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by an infant son, Matthew Dustin Kennedy.

Left to honor his memory include his sons Jason Kennedy and his wife Jenny and Christopher Kennedy; brother, Chuck Kennedy and his wife Becky; his grandchildren, Reese, Cooper, and Sawyer; and his three nieces. He will also be missed by his beloved cat Boots.

Donald served in the US Navy from 1966 to 1970 including three tours in Vietnam aboard DD877 USS Perkins Destroyer.

Donald was a professional salesman having worked for JW Sieg Distributor, Jim Price Chevrolet, and Clayton Homes. He was a tremendous Dale Earnhardt, Sr. fan. Donald enjoyed deer hunting with his sons.

Donald will be sorely missed by his family and dear friends, which are too many to mention.

A funeral service will be conducted 11:00 am Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Crozet United Methodist Church with Pastor Sarah Evacho officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens with military honors.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at the church.

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