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O'Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home & Crematory
Saturday December 5th, 2015
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Funeral Service

O'Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home & Crematory
Saturday December 5th, 2015
3:00pm

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Jim Kennedy

James Grier "Jim" KennedyLaurensJames Grier "Jim" Kennedy, 89, of 112 Leftbank Court and husband of Carol Lee Williams Kennedy, passed away Monday, November 27, 2017.Born in Scranton, SC, he was a son of the late Robert B. and Corrine Stone Kennedy. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran, he was a graduate of The University of South Carolina Law School, and practiced law in Camden for seven years. He was later the Senior V.P. and General Counsel for Laurens Glass. A member of First Presbyterian Church in Laurens, he was a former Rotarian and served on the board of Piedmont Technical College.In addition to his wife, he is survived by: his sons, Robert "Rock" Kennedy and wife, Megan of Antioch, TN, John Grier Kennedy and wife Pamela of Monticello, FL, and Rev. Eric Kennedy and wife Lori of Ringgold, GA; sisters, Laura Stone, Vivian Hanna and husband Carroll, Hirfa Walker, and Lorraine McHargue and husband Lanny; grandchildren, Liam, Eliyahna, Grace, James and Ellie.In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by: his siblings, Jack Kennedy, J.C. Kennedy, Don Kennedy, Paul Kennedy, Charles Kennedy, and Dot Coward.Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, December 2, 2017, at First Presbyterian Church, conducted by Rev. Carol Byrd with a private family burial in Westview Memorial Park.The family will be at the residence and will receive friends in the church immediately following the service.Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 400 West Main St., Laurens, SC 29360, or to The Robert R. Bell Center of the Blind, 1103 N. Harper St., Laurens, SC 29360.Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Jim Kennedy please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Westview Memorial Park
5740 Highway 76 West
Laurens, SC, 29360

Service

DEC 2. 2:00 PM (EST)

First Presbyterian Church

400 West Main Street

Laurens, SC


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Kelly, Jill, Jessica, Cindy, Tamala, and Janet purchased the Simply Elegant Spathiphyllum for the family of Jim Kennedy.

Kelly, Jill, Jessica, Cindy, Tamala, and Janet Dec 2 2017 12:00 AM

Lucy Kennedy and Doug and Carrie Carlson purchased the Divine Peace Bouquet for the family of Jim Kennedy.

Lucy Kennedy and Doug and Carrie Carlson Dec 1 2017 12:00 AM

Rock and Family,So very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.Jackie Lanford Hunter

Jackie Lanford Hunter Nov 30 2017 12:00 AM

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Pretty Please Nov 30 2017 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. We are praying for you and your family.Love,Tommy and Darleene Horger

Tommy & Darleene Horger Nov 30 2017 12:00 AM