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Bruce Albert Hamilton Kennedy


1928 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
Bruce Albert Hamilton Kennedy Obituary
Kennedy Bruce Albert Hamilton Kennedy, age 85, died Thursday, November 28, 2013. Bruce was born in Columbus, Ohio on May 12, 1928, to June Findley Kennedy and Clarence H. Kennedy. He graduated from University School in1946. After attending Oberlin College, Bruce received a B.S. in Zoology and a M.S. in Entomology from the Ohio State University. He worked as a research Scientist at the USDA Forest Service Northeastern Research Station in Delaware, Ohio. Bruce served stateside in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He loved to travel the United States. He walked the Mackinaw Bridge several times and hiked to Waugoshance Point. Other favorites include the Yellowstone/Grand Tetons area, Big Bend National Park, and Grand Canyon National Park. He hiked rim-to-rim several times and counted each time as a great accomplishment. Bruce was interested in many things including antique outboard motors, cars, and the outdoors and was always finding new subjects to learn about. Member of the Wheaton Club and life member of the Wilson Ornithological Society. Bruce is survived by his daughter, Melita (Colin Childs) Kennedy; sister, Mary (Don) Bur, cousin, Anjelica (Bob) Brennan; nieces, Ann and Kathy Bur; nephews, Michael, Steven, David, and Dan; grandchildren, Caelin and Simon; friends, Larry Schreiber, Bill Cannon, Jack Barger, Jim Parsons, Pamela Reed, and Julius (Cathy) Fisher. Memorial gifts to Wilderness State Park (Michigan), Carlsbad Caverns / Guadalupe Mountains Association, Grand Canyon Association or Friends of Big Bend National Park. Arrangements entrusted to SCHOEDINGER WORTHINGTON CHAPEL, 614-848-6699.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Dec. 3, 2013
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