Darrell Eugene Kennedy
Darrell Eugene Kennedy
  • April 25, 1939 - May 3, 2017
  • Armona, California

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Longtime Armona resident Darrell Kennedy passed away May 3, 2017 at the age of 78 from cancer. He was surrounded by his family and friends.

Darrell was born April 25, 1939. He was one of 10 children born to Jack and Geraldine Kennedy. Darrell graduated from Hanford High in 1957. He married the love of his life Sherry, on June 26, 1959. In his early years, Darrell worked as a hay-hauler. He later came to work for Standard Register, first as a press man and then as a supervisor for 32 years.

In his retirement, Darrell and Sherry loved to travel, visiting all 50 states on their journeys. Darrell loved to golf and to go to the casinos. Papa Darrell was a proud Grandpa and Great-Grandpa, he loved to go watch all sporting and school events the kids were involved in.

Darrell is survived by his wife Sherry, children John and wife Shannan Kennedy, daughter Shawna and husband Steve Morales. Grandchildren Jason Kennedy, LeAnne (Daniel) Costa their children Katelyn and Kylee, Brittney (Freddy) Juarez their children Tobin and Quintin, Janelle (Tyson) Adams their children Brooklin, Brynden, Dace, Emma and Hazel Ann, Bo (Misty) Morales their children Alexis and Bodee, Jessica (Rian) Carlson their children Halle and Hudson, and Jordan (Braedon) Hegemann. Sisters Gloria (Fred) Roberts, Paula (Mike) Anderson and Sally Breeding, brothers Jack (Linda) Kennedy, Willie (Kathy) Kennedy, John (Sonja) Kennedy and David (Linda) Kennedy, brother in law Don Roselius and numerous nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind beloved pets Annie and Kitter. He is preceded in death by his parents Jack and Geraldine Kennedy, brother Jim Kennedy, sister Charlene Roselius, brother in law John Breeding, niece Karen Morris, and Roxy and Charlie.

There will be a Celebration of Life on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 3:00 pm at the Masonic Temple in Lemoore, CA.