US Navy


Herbert Hoover Kennedy

November 19, 1928 ~ July 27, 2018 (age 89)
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Herbert Hoover Kennedy



Herbert Hoover Kennedy, 89, of Sophia, passed away Friday, July 27, 2018, at Randolph Hospice House.

Born November 19, 1928, in Guilford County, he was a son of the late James Maynard Kennedy and the late Annie Blair Kennedy. Mr. Kennedy was a US Navy veteran and the retired owner of Markay Designs.

He is survived by his daughter, Kay Palmer and husband Jerry of Sophia; grandchildren, Jordan Kennedy, Amber Kennedy, Philip Palmer, and Rachel Palmer; and six great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Pauline Nelson Kennedy, his second wife, Bobbie Tolson Kennedy; sons, Kyle Herbert Kennedy, and Jeffery Mark Kennedy; and twelve siblings.

Memorial services will be held will be conducted at 4:00 PM Sunday, July 29, 2018, at Gospel Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Hill and Rev. Mike Butler officiating.

The family will receive friends following the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Randolph County, 416 Vision Dr., Asheboro, NC 27203.

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Wright Cremation & Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Donations may be made to:

Randolph County Hospice
416 Vision Dr., Asheboro NC 27203

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