Roger "Dale" Kennedy, 79, of Winfield, Ala., passed away on Monday, May 8, 2023, at his residence. Funeral services were held on Friday, May 12, 2023 from the Otts Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Sizemore Memorial Cemetery. Bro. Richard Kendrick officiated.
Dale was born on Jan. 12, 1944 in Beaverton, Ala., to the late Lesley Kennedy and the late Leoma Guin Kennedy. He was a graduate of Sulligent High School. Roger was a vested employee with John Deere in Moline, Ill. and finally retired after a long career. He loved spending time outdoors and especially enjoyed going fishing and hunting. Dale was a member of Riverview Freewill Baptist Church in Bettendorf, Iowa.
He is survived by wife, Shirley Kennedy, Winfield; son, Jody Kennedy (Carrie), Silvis, Ill.; daughter, Renee Cagle (Kenny), Winfield; grandchildren, Trent Cagle (Taylor), Steven Kennedy (Adriana), and Tanner Kennedy; and great-grandchildren, Crimson Kennedy and Korbyn Kennedy.
He is preceded in death by parents, Lesley and Leoma Kennedy, and sisters, Ruby Wilson and Cora Sue Hendon.
Pallbearers were Trent Cagle, Steven Kennedy, Tanner Kennedy, Derrick Tesney, CJ Wise, and Mason Wise
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Hospice of Northwest Alabama, P.O. Box 1216, Winfield, AL 35594.
Condolences and special memories may be shared with the family at: www.ottsfuneralhome.net
Otts Funeral Home of Sulligent directed.
Otts Funeral Home
4255 Highway 278 West
Sulligent, AL 35586
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