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Kenneth Kennedy, age 69 of Rocky Top

Kenneth Kennedy, age 69 of Rocky Top, passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. He was born on November 26, 1948 to Loranzy and Stella Bunch Kennedy in Anderson County. He enjoyed fishing and ginsenging and going to flea markets when he was able. In his later years, he enjoyed watching TV and listening to the radio. He was of the Baptist faith and will be dearly missed.

He is preceded in death by his father, Loranzy Kennedy; brothers, Coye Kennedy and Boyd Kennedy; and niece, Laura Cook.

He is survived by: mother, Stella Kennedy; brothers, Charlie Kennedy, Ricky Kennedy and wife Karen, Lynn Kennedy and Berta Phillips; sister, Reba Cook and husband Paul; nephew, Robert Cook; and nieces, Meagan Kennedy, Katelynn Kennedy.

A graveside service will take place at Byrge Cemetery in New River on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 1pm. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Rocky Top is in charge of all arrangements. www.holleygamble.com

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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