Funeral services for Mr. Mack Kennedy, age 80, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, October 30, 2010 at Greenacres Baptist Church with the Rev. Chad Ballard and the Rev. Dale Jordan officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Ridge Baptist Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, October 29, 2010 at Golden Funeral Home.
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Mr. Kennedy, a resident of Mer Rouge, passed away Wednesday, October 27, 2010. He was a retired manager of Coulee Gin, a self-employed welder and a Premier Hospice volunteer. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Mr. Kennedy was a member of Greenacres Baptist Church since 1980 and had been an active deacon for 30 years. He was a member of the Brookville Masonic Lodge of Oak Ridge, a member of the Mt. Gerizim Masonic Lodge of Bastrop and a member of the Sunny South Order of the Eastern Star.
Mr. Kennedy was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Buffington Kennedy; brother, William "Bill" Kennedy; father, Rembert Milton Kennedy; and mother, Gussie Reese Day.
He is survived by four children, Rem Kennedy and wife Lucille of Bastrop, Vance Kennedy and wife Susie of Bastrop, Grace Sanders of Goodwill and Alison Akers and husband Stefan of Brenham, Texas; 12 grandchildren, Lindsay Paige Kennedy, Casey Amanda Muey, Jody Alan Sanders, Kaitlin Renee Sanderlin, Carter Kennedy Akers, Clark Martin Akers, Jordan Vance Kennedy, Sherri Anne Ingram, Charlene Murphy, Mae Frances Lynchard, Justin Dewayne Martin and James Michael Martin; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and his two caregivers, Ms. Daisy Hunt and Ms. Elizabeth Phillips.
Serving as pallbearers will be grandsons, Justin Martin, Michael Martin, Jody Sanders, Carter Akers, Clark Akers and Jordan Kennedy. Honorary pallbearers are great-grandsons and the deacons of Greenacres Baptist Church.
Golden Funeral Home - Bastrop
2016 East Madison
Bastrop, LA 71220
Published in Bastrop Daily Enterprise on Oct. 29, 2010