Donald Robert Kennedy
- November 9, 1928 - September 3, 2012
- Williamsburg, Virginia
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Rappahannock Art League
19 North Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
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“Don was such a pillar of the Rappahannock Art League - We missed he and Liz when they moved - hard to believe we'll never hear him laugh again. He...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Sarah Soderlund
“Don will be terribly missed. He was truly a great person, and I am lucky to have known him. My deepest sympathy is with his family.
2 of 5 | Posted by: Travis Abbott - Kilmarnock, VA
“We are so sorry to hear about Don. He will be missed in the Northern Neck and especially at the Art League. You are in our thoughts and prayers
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3 of 5 | Posted by: Angie Stephens - Irvington, VA
so sorry to hear about your Dad's passing. I am keeping you and your family in prayers and my thoughts daily.
Much love always,
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4 of 5 | Posted by: Nancy Fletcher Hopper - Austin, TX
“He will be missed by his golfing friend
5 of 5 | Posted by: Jack johnson - White stone, VA
Donald R. Kennedy, 83, of Williamsburg, died on September 3, 2012.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Elizabeth Trible Kennedy; his daughters, Janice Kennedy, of Dallas, TX, and Donna Vallone and her husband, Joseph, of Salem, OR; as well as four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Don graduated from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX, where he served as Senior Class President. He later earned his Master's in Public Administration from Golden Gate University and proudly served in the U.S. Army, retiring as a Lt. Colonel after 25 years.
Don was a member for over 55 years of the Alamo Masonic Lodge, San Antonio, TX, a charter member of the Norlan Shrine Club, and a member of the Aloha Shrine Temple. He belonged to the Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club, and served as president of both the Lancaster County Lions Club and the Northern Neck Rotary Club. Don was an avid, skilled golfer, and a talented artist. He had many friends and was loved by all.
A celebration of life is planned for the fall. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 3 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rappahannock Art League, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482. Online condolences may be expressed at www.nelsencares.com.