William C Kennedy

March 31st, 1934 to April 14th, 2015
William C. Kennedy Jr. “Uncle Bill”, 81, of Lewiston and formerly of Port Huron, passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Medilodge of Port Huron.

He was born March 31, 1934 in Port Huron to the late William C. and Velma M. (Sturdevan) Kennedy Sr. He married Linda M. Lasher. She preceded him in death on August 10, 2010.

William was a 1954 graduate of St. Stephen High School and served his country in the Unites States Navy from 1954 to 1957. He retired from General Electric as a tool and die maker, worked as a Forest Ranger in Oscoda County and was also employed at Garland Lodge and Resort in Lewiston. He was an avid race car fan, loved to hunt and spend time in the north woods.

He is survived by his children, Kathleen (Freddie) Williams, Patricia Kennedy-Lesher, Mary (John) Brown, Timothy Kennedy, Brian (Kristen) Sawdon, Lisa (Robert) Gutt, Theresa (George) Brown and Stephanie Sawdon; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Janice (Donald) Rank; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Patrick Kennedy; and great-grandson, Jett Williams.

Graveside memorial services will be 1 p.m. Friday, April 17, 2015 in Mt. Hope Cemetery. The Reverend Joseph A. Gagnon will officiate. Military honors will be conducted under the auspices of the United States Navy and veterans Honor Guard Alliance.

Memorials may be made to the family.

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