T.C. Kennedy, 91, of Olton, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Olton. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at the First Baptist Church in Springlake with Brother Rob Norris officiating. Interment will follow at Olton Cemetery under the direction of Ramage Funeral Directors. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at the funeral home.
T.C. was born July 7, 1928, in Pottsboro, TX, to Leslie and Fannie (Drier) Kennedy. He served in the United States Army, in Korea, from 1951-1953. On July 11, 1954, T.C. married Norma Wood in Olton. A lifetime Olton/Springlake area resident, T.C. was a farmer and member of the Church of Christ. T.C. was heavily involved in both the Olton and Springlake communities. He enjoyed raising goats and growing vegetables in his garden.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Norma Kennedy, in 2017; three brothers, James Kennedy, Leslie Kennedy, and Weldon Kennedy; three sisters, Pearl Moss, Oleta Thommarson, and Elizabeth Ayers; and two grandchildren.
Survivors include his son, Chuck Kennedy and his wife, Aracely of Springlake; two daughters, Karin Heymer and her husband, Galen of Canyon and Connie Adcock and her husband, DeWayne of Miami, TX; a sister-in-law, Gloria Kennedy of Amarillo; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Runningwater Draw Care Center, PO Box 409, Olton, TX 79064 or the Olton Cemetery Association, PO Box 1055, Olton, TX 79064.