Gerald B. Kennedy
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Gerald B. Kennedy
  • November 2, 1930 - December 16, 2017
  • Desoto, Texas

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Gerald Banks Kennedy, 87, passed away December 16, 2017. He was born November 2, 1930 in Rusk, TX to parents, Josie and Mattie Sue Kennedy. He was a four year veteran with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict and was stationed in Germany. Gerald served with the Dallas County Sherriff's Reserve from 1961 to 2009, 48 years, which is the longest in history anyone has served in history. He is preceded in death by his wife, Louise Kennedy who passed away on February 2, 2007. Gerald is survived by son, Don Kennedy; daughter, Debra "Kennedy" Lyons and husband Curt; granddaughters, Robyne "Lyons" Johnson and husband Craig, Julie "Lyons" Primo and husband Michael; great granddaughter, Mikaela Primo; sister, Wanda Sue Golemon; brother, Elmer Kennedy and wife Barbara; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.