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James Edwin Kennedy Sr.

April 30, 1951 — July 5, 2020

James “Jim” Edwin Kennedy Sr., age 69, of De Soto, Missouri, passed away on July 05, 2020, at his residence. He was born April 30, 1951, in St. Louis. James and his wife Donna were married on September 22, 1973, in Bloomsdale, Missouri. He was a retired repairman for Chrysler a member of UAW Local #110 and First Baptist Church De Soto.

Survived by:

Wife-Donna Kennedy (nee Hoover), of De Soto, Missouri

Son-James Edwin (Amy) Kennedy Jr. of Hillsboro, Missouri

Daughter-Chrissa Nicole (Troy LaMar) Kennedy, of De Soto, Missouri

Granddaughter Isabella Marie Kennedy, of Hillsboro, Missouri

Grandson-Connor James Kennedy, of De Soto

Sister Georgia Paterno, of Colorado

Brother-Thomas L. Kennedy Jr., of Hillsboro, Missouri

Sister-Virginia (Ginny) Ocello, of St. Louis, Missouri

Sister-Debbie Becker, of Festus, Missouri

Sister-Ann Hoffman, of Festus, Missouri

Brother-David L. Kennedy, of Hillsboro, Missouri



Preceded in death by:


Father-Thomas Kennedy Sr.

Mother-Ive Georgette Kennedy (nee Ogletree)



A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.




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