James Ragon "Rod" Kennedy, age 74, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at Trigg County Hospital in Cadiz, KY. Mr. Kennedy worked 37 years in the automobile service station industry in Cadiz, KY, where he owned & operated Rod's Service Station in Cadiz for a number of those years. He was a member of Hurricane Baptist Church in Trigg Co., KY where he previously served as the choir leader. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 74 in Cadiz, KY & the Cadiz Masonic Lodge No. 121. He served in the US Army as a Field Medic during the Vietnam War. He is survived by: One Son - Jamie Kennedy & wife, Kelly, Ozark, IL, One Grandson - Koy Reid Kennedy, Ozark, IL, One Step Grandson - Judd Burnett, Creal Springs, IL, One Sister - Edna Terrell & husband, Charles, Cadiz, KY, One Brother - Kenneth Kennedy & wife, Sheila, Cadiz, KY, Three Sisters-In-Law- Betty Kennedy, Cadiz, KY , Suzanne Kennedy, Saint Louis, MO & Kay Kennedy, Springfield, KY & One Brother-In-Law - Bill Routh, Saint Louis, MO. He was preceded in death by: Parents- Durward & Clarice Henderson Kennedy, Seven Brothers- Bob Kennedy, Bro. Wade Kennedy, Lucian Kennedy, Carloss Kennedy, David Kennedy, Audrey Kennedy & Carroll "Mack" Kennedy & One Sister - Hettie "Maria" Routh. Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. in Cadiz, KY where the family will receive friends after 4:00 PM on Friday, October 2, 2015. Funeral Service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 1:00 PM Saturday, October 3, 2015 with the Reverend Norman Cotton officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Hurricane Baptist Church Cemetery in Trigg Co., KY. Memorial Contributions can be made to: Trigg Co. American Cancer Society Relay for Life, 218 Canton Lakeshore Drive, Cadiz, KY 42211.
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