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Boyd Weldon Kennedy

Boyd Weldon Kennedy, 82, of Bridge City, Texas passed away Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Oak Groves Nursing Home in Groves, Texas.

Boyd was born June 20, 1937 in Lamesa, Texas to Orville Lee Kennedy and Hazel Nichols Kennedy.

He was a lifelong area resident and retired from Ameripol Synpol as an operator with 43 years of service.

Boyd proudly served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict.

He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Erica Smith; and son-in-law, Jason Fabacher.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Yvonne Kennedy of Bridge City; daughter, Lori Collum and husband Chuck of Houston; three step-daughters, Yvette Werner of Bridge City, Michelle Burnaman and husband Guy of Orange, and Andrea Fabacher of Bridge City; two sons, Bo Kennedy and wife Sally of Moss Bluff, LA and Joel Kennedy and wife Toni of Missouri City; sister, Barbara Crumpler of Russellville, AR; brother, Kenneth Kennedy of Conroe; six grandchildren, Mallory Blanton, Haley Kennedy, Meghann Kennedy, Michael Kennedy, Marcus Kennedy, and Kade Kennedy; and one great-granddaughter, Charleigh Blanton.

A visitation for family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves, Texas followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. with Monsignor Kenneth Greig officiating.

Friends wishing to make memorial contributions may send them to: Amedisys Hospice and any VFW Foundation (vfw.org/foundation).