walter kennedy
Walter R. Kennedy 74 of Weirton, passed away February 15, 2003 at Brightwood Nursing Home in Follansbee, WV. He was born May 17, 1928 in Burton, WV the son of the late Ellet E. and Della F. Lemley Kennedy. His brother Lester Kennedy and three sisters, Lilly Kennedy, Permila Himelrick and Ruth Wade also preceded him. Walter retired from National Steel Corp. where he worked in the Coke Plant Department as a door machine operator. He had 32 years of service and was a member of the 25-year club. He was Protestant by faith. He is survived by his wife Mary Watson Kennedy of Weirton, four sons, Ken and His wife Willadene, John and his wife Tammy, and Tom Kennedy all of Weirton, and Bruce and his wife Rita of Germany. He has three sisters, Viva Stottlemire of Hundred, WV, Pearl DeBolt of Mannington, WV and Inez Hamilton of New Martinsville, WV. He has six grandchildren three great grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and 2 step-great grandchildren. Visitation will be Tuesday, February 18, 2003 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St, Weirton, WV where services will be held at 11:00AM on Wednesday in the funeral home. Interment will be at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1221A Ohio Avenue, PO Box 1115, Dunbar, WV 25064 Share tributes with his family at Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Mary & Family, Our deepest sympathy to you and your family, you all are in our thoughts and prayers during this terrible time of loss. We love you Maria Eric and Shelby Swiger

  2. Sis Mary & Family. Sorry to here of your lose. Will have you in our thoughs and prayers. Rose Terwilliger Butch and Joe.

  3. Kenny, Willadene and family Our deepest sympathy goes out to you for your loss. Rick and Bobbi

  4. May God bless your entire family. A special hello to Ken, Will and Kenny. Also to Mary and the family sent with lots of love. Clarence and Carmel and the kids.

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