Richard J. Kennedy

Richard J. Kennedy of Battlement Mesa died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2003, at home. He was 69.

He was born June 12, 1934, in Iowa to Grace and Joseph Kennedy.

Mr. Kennedy was a retired sheet metal worker. He enjoyed camping, fishing and traveling.

Mr. Kennedy was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by sons Shawn Kennedy, Patrick Kennedy, Michael Kennedy, Daniel Kennedy, Kevin Kennedy and Marty Kennedy; by a brother, Michael Kennedy; by sisters Jean Brekke, Joann Wilkerson and Patricia Gengler; by nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild; and by his fiancee, Denise Henderson of Battlement Mesa.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 4, at Grand Valley United Methodist Church, 132 Parachute Ave. in Parachute.

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