John Kennelly

1937 - 2013 | Obituary | Condolences
John Kennelly Obituary
John Texas Kennelly Jr. as a strong Christian went to heaven with Jesus and with those who went before him. John went to eternal sleep at 6 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a memorable, positive influence in all the lives he touched and will be missed dearly. Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday at Bedford Church of Christ in Bedford with visitation preceding the service from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the church. Interment: 2 p.m. Tuesday in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery in Dallas. John was born June 16, 1937, to John Texas Kennelly and Ethel Mae Adkins in Fort Worth. He worked as an engineer at Bell Helicopter Textron for over 30 years and retired from the same. He was a member of Bedford Church of Christ. A veteran of the United States Air Force, lifelong company man, devoted father and husband, from all us kids we say "Great day in the morning!" He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Janice; and his sister, Joy Hatcher of Bedford. Survivors: His children, daughter, Shannon Frausto of Apple Valley, Minn., and her daughter, Megan and her son, Evan, daughter, Shay Kennelly of Apple Valley, Minn.., and her children, Acacia and Tate, son, Mark Kennelly and his wife, Aam, of Milwaukee, Wis., and their children, daughters, Krystal and May, and son, Logan, son, Matt Kennelly and his wife, Lindsey, of Slaton, daughter, Erin Pipkorn and husband, Andrew, of Eagan, Minn., and their children, Ben and Mike; Johnny Greer and his wife, Branndi of Casper, Wyo., and their children, Blake, Justice, Mason and Dakota; sister, Betty Olson of Springfield, Mo.; extended friends, cousins, nephews and nieces, special lifelong friends.
Published in Star-Telegram on Nov. 17, 2013
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