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Michael Lane “Mike” Kennedy, age 55, resident of Mason, Tennessee, departed this life Thursday evening, January 31, 2019 at his home.
Funeral Services for Mr. Kennedy were held at 1 P.M. Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland with Bro. John Ed Watkins, pastor of Mercy's Bridge Church in Somerville, officiating. Interment followed in the Fayette County Memorial Park Cemetery on Highway 64. Arrangements were provided by Peebles Fayette County Funeral Homes & Cremation Center - West Chapel at Oakland.
Mike was born July 14, 1963 in Memphis, Tennessee, the son of Kathleen Gooch Kennedy and the late Richard Leon Kennedy. He was a graduate of Bartlett High School and a fan of St. Louis Cardinals baseball and Ole Miss football. He loved his dogs and enjoyed bowling. He was a long-term employee at Bartlett Lanes/Andy B's and was also employed as a manager at Winchester Bowl and an outdoor equipment specialist at Lowe's. Mike was a friend to fellow employees as well as customers he met while working. He was a member of the United States Bowling Congress, was always willing to help others and will be remembered for having a kind spirit.
Mr. Kennedy is survived by his daughter, Olivia Kennedy of Ripley, TN; two sons, Craig Kennedy of Dunham, TN, Joshua Kennedy (Constance) of Hernando, MS; his mother, Kathleen Gooch Kennedy of Mason, TN; six sisters, Kara Cook of Mason, TN, Carol Kennedy of Tampa, FL, Patti Jeamby (Shorty) of Advance, MO, Jo Anne Ellison of Advance, MO, Janet Kennedy of Advance, MO, Jeanne Seeton of Advance, MO; his granddaughter, Addisyn Kennedy; and his fiancée, Susan Hannah of Mason, TN.
He was preceded in death by his son, William Kennedy and his father, Richard Leon “Rich” Kennedy.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers were Evan Cook, Joshua Kennedy, Nathan Hannah, Eric Watson, Donnie Dykes, Max Wallace and Craig Kennedy.