Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday at Brookport Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Call officiating. Burial will follow at Pell Cemetery.
Mr. Kennedy was a member of Seven Mile Baptist Church in Metropolis.
Survivors include his wife, Hedy Sweeney Kennedy of Brookport; one daughter, Evelyn F. Crowe and husband Mickey of Unionville; two grandchildren, Jana and Cabron Crowe; one son-in-law, Terry Kindred of Paducah; and a grandson, Cory Kindred of Paducah.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one daughter, Rhonda Phillips Kindred.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour Friday at the funeral home.