Kennedy, John J.

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By The Staff

John J. Kennedy, 77, died Feb. 24, 2009 in Tallahassee.

Graveside services were held Feb. 28 at Hillcrest Cemetery in Quincy.

Born in Bainbridge, Ga. on May 11, 1931, Kennedy spent most of his life in Tampa before retiring to Havana. He served in the U.S. Navy and was employed, after his term of service ended, with Continental Can Company until his retirement.

Survivors include his sons, Johnny L. Kennedy (Nita) of Quincy and James E. Kennedy (Renee) of Havana; daughter, Debra K. Browning (Barry) of Tallahassee; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Elizabeth B. Kennedy, and his son, Chester L. Kennedy.