Kenneth D. Kennedy, 50, of Ontario, formerly of La Grande, passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at a care facility in Vale, OR. A Memorial Service will be held at the La Grande Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 10:00am.
Kenneth was born on July 15, 1968 in Tachicawa, Japan to Claude and Marlene (Bingham) Kennedy. He resided in Japan, Louisiana, Idaho, Utah, Germany, Spain, Alabama and Oregon. He graduated from Malad High School, and later attended Treasure Valley Community College and Eastern Oregon College. He married Heidi Murie and they later divorced.
Kenneth was employed with Elk Horn Media Group and Brent Clapp Media Services. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, reading, and music. He received numerous music awards, and was rewarded on the La Grande High School Hall of Fame and received an award for Outstanding Service for 4H.
Kenneth is survived by his mother, Marlene Kennedy of Ontario, OR; brother, Richard Kennedy (Christina) of Ontario, OR; 9 nieces and nephews; aunts Robin, Colleen, and Karen and uncle Dave. He was preceded in death by his father, Claude Kennedy; brothers, Steven Kennedy and Joe Kennedy, and nephew, Tevin Kennedy.