Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Kennedy of Anniston; his parents, Howard and Lillian Kennedy of York; his children, Lisa Felder and her husband Charles of Birmingham, Tyron Thomas and his wife Jackie of Piedmont, Sonya Thomas of Anniston, Ken Spear and his wife Donna of Montgomery, Lynn Hall and her husband Bobby of Atlanta, Ga., Tamala Lindsey and her husband Donny of Weaver and Tawana Willis and her husband Albert of Opelika; a sister, Rosalind Kennedy
of Birmingham; a sister-in-law, Sharon Garrett, of Jacksonville; four brothers-in-law, Willie James Thomas and his wife Evonne of Selma
and Gerald Thomas and his wife Pat of Weaver, Dewayne Thomas and his wife Margie and Charles Thomas and his wife Ann, all of Piedmont; two grandchildren, Chad and Megan Felder of Birmingham; 14 step grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren and two special nieces, Edrica Buchanan and Lauren Buchanan.
...Mr. Kennedy was a York native and a member of the Friendship Baptist Church.He attended York West End High School and Selma University and retired from the U.S. Army.He
was a truck driver and a security officer and a member of the American Legion Post 312
.He served as the adjutant and on the finance committee of District 15 and 33 Degree Abraham Consistory No. 257 Valley of Demopolis and the Worshipful Master of Jackson Pride Lodge No. 662.