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John Kennedy, Jr.

A graveside service for John Cebrin Kennedy, Jr.,  age 79 of Mount Vernon, Tex., will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at Elmwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Abilene, Tex.

Mr. Kennedy was born May 25, 1939, in Kilgore, Tex. to Marguerite and John Kennedy, Sr.
He graduated from Abilene High School and married Joyce Best on Nov. 16, 1959. He attended the First United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon where he sang in the choir and attended men’s Bible study.
He died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 at East Texas Memorial Hospital in Tyler, Tex. He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Richard Kennedy.
He is survived by brothers, Pat and Bob Kennedy; sister-in-law, MaryAnn Kennedy; children, Mike and Betty Kennedy and Debi and Tim Chapman, 12 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.