Dustin Ray Kennedy
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Dustin Ray Kennedy

May 26, 1997 - July 19, 2012

Dustin Ray Kennedy

May 26, 1997 - July 19, 2012


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Obituary for Dustin Ray Kennedy

Dustin Ray Kennedy, age 15, of Lake City, went to be with the Lord at 2:00 PM on July 19, 2012 at the East Tennessee Childrens Hospital in Knoxville. He was born on May 26, 1997 to Billy Ray Jr. and Loretta Lynn Kennedy.

Son to
Billy Ray Jr. & Wife Loretta Lynn Kennedy

Grandson to
Billy Joe & Wife Anna Louise Melton
Litha Kennedy

Nephew to
Merilyn (Melvin) & Howard Fincher
Bernadine Kennedy
Connie Stonecipher
Reba & Larry Barlow
Kathy & Dale Phillips
Becky & Dana Lee Sharp
Margaret Nolan
Marilyn Kennedy

To meet him in Heaven was his grandpa, Billy Ray Kennedy Sr.

Visitation: 1:00 - 3:00 PM, Sunday, July 22, 2012 at the Hatmaker Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 3:00 PM Sunday, July 22, 2012 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary Clark and Rev. Ray Phillips officiating.

Interment: To follow funeral service at the Foust Cemetery in Lake City, TN.

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