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John M. "Woody" Kennedy

Born: Thu., Sep. 22, 1949
Died: Tue., Apr. 12, 2016


Military Honors

12:00 PM Sat., Apr. 30, 2016
Location: West Sunbury Union Cemetery


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John M. “Woody” Kennedy, age 66, of West Sunbury passed away at 1:15 A.M. Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.

Woody was born September 22, 1949 in Sewickley, PA.  He was the son of the late John P. “Bud” Kennedy and the late Emma M. Cohn Kennedy.  Woody was a Sergeant in the United States Air Force during Vietnam, where he worked on the F4 Phantom. He was a truck driver for NEMF Trucking until his retirement. Woody loved drag racing, car cruises where he would show his ’71 Duster, the Oldies and vacationing in Vegas.

Woody is survived by his wife, Karen McElhaney Kennedy, whom he married August 22, 1992, two sisters, Marie Kennedy(Don Riddle) of Moon Township and Carole(John)Graham of Robinson Township, one daughter, Deanna(Mark)McArdle of McDonald and two grandchildren, Shane Kennedy and Kaidence McArdle.  One aunt, one uncle, and four nieces, one nephew and several great nieces and great nephews also survive.

Graveside military services will be held at the West Sunbury Union Cemetery, Halston Road, West Sunbury at 12 Noon on Saturday, April 30, 2016.  Services will be conducted by the VFW Post 249 and the American Legion Post 778 of Butler

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Robert Graham
   Posted Thu April 14, 2016
Sorry to hear of your loss, I know John will be greatly missed. You have my sympathies & condolences, I will keep you in my prayers. In Christs Love, Bob

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