Carroll ‘Mack’ Kennedy
CADIZ, Ky. – Carroll “Mack” Kennedy, 82, of Cadiz, died at 4:40 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at his residence, of natural causes.
He was born in Trigg County, Ky. on Sunday, May 11, 1930, the son of Durwood Belmont and Clarice Henderson Kennedy (both deceased). Mr. Kennedy was a member of Hurricane Baptist Church where he was a former Sunday School teacher and served as song leader for over 30 years. He was a U.S. Marine veteran serving in the Korean Conflict. He retired as a steel mill worker with 39 years of service.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Jean Litchfield Kennedy, of Cadiz; one son, Dwight Kennedy, of Cadiz; one daughter, Belinda Baars, of Glasgow, one sister, Edna Terrell, of Cadiz; two brothers, James “Rod” Kennedy, of Cadiz, and Kenneth Kennedy, of Cadiz; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Durwood Belmont and Clarice Henderson Kennedy; a daughter, Kathy Birdsong; a sister, Hettie Maria Roth; six brothers, Audrey Gene Kennedy, David Kennedy, Carloss Kennedy, Lucian Kennedy, Wade Kennedy, and Robert Louis “Bob” Kennedy; a grandchild, Sarah Lynne Kennedy and a great-grandchild, Sarah Elizabeth Turner.
Funeral services will be held at Goodwin Funeral Home, in Cadiz, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at 1 p.m. with Minister Reverend Mike Wimberly officiating. Burial will be at Hurricane Baptist Church Cemetery in Trigg County, Ky.
Visitation will be held at Goodwin Funeral Home in Cadiz, Ky. after 4 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 7, 2012.
Memorial contributions can be made to: Alzheimers Association, 6100 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, Ky. 40205-3284.