William Augustus KennedyAustin, AR, 1925 - 2013
William Augustus Kennedy, 88, of Austin, Ark., passed away at his home in Austin, Ark. on Dec. 31, 2013. He was born Dec. 6, 1925 in Abilene, Texas.
He is preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; three sisters; his wife and the mother of his children, Mary Elva Kennedy; and his wife, Marie Babrick Kennedy. He is survived by his three children, Mark (Anita) Kennedy of Houston, Mo., LeVonna (Tony) Uekman of Quitman, Ark., and Cindy Neal of Austin, Ark. He is also survived by six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a dear friend, Annett Pagan; caregiver, Dale Brown; grand-dog, Lacy; and many more family and friends.
He was a WWII veteran and a retired registered nurse at the VA Hospital. He enjoyed traveling and was an active member of La Petite Roche Good Sam Traveling Club. He enjoyed playing cards, winning many "Skip-Bo" tournaments and also playing dominos at Faith Methodist Church. One of the things he looked forward to each year was hosting the annual sunrise service at his lake for the past 50 years. He was active in Mt. Tabor, Faith, and Bethlehem Methodist Churches.
Visitation will be held Thursday, Jan. 2, from 6-8 p.m., at Moore's Funeral Home, 700 N. 2nd Street, Cabot, Ark. (501-843-5816). Funeral service will be held Friday, Jan. 3, at 11 a.m. at Moore's Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Sylvania Cemetery, located east of Cabot on Hwy 321.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Faith United Methodist Church, 9820 W. Markham St., Little Rock, Ark. 72205.
Arrangements are by Roller-Owens Funeral Home, 5509 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock, Ark. 72116 (501-791-7400).
Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/owens.
Published January 2, 2014
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Roller-Owens Funeral Home
5509 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock, AR