Billy Edward Kennedy, age 74, of Concord, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at his home. Born in Broken Bow, Oklahoma, on October 11, 1938, he was the son of the late Henry and Leola Kennedy. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.
Mr. Kennedy is survived by his wife, Wilma Bench Kennedy; two sons, Phillip Kennedy and Billy Jack Kennedy; seven daughters, Judy Dorries, Caren Sue Mursser, Carol Witham, Lynetta Pevehouse, Donna Thompson, Karen Martin, and Rhonda Bailey; three brothers and two sisters; eighteen grandchildren; and 23 great grandchildren. Mr. Kennedy is also survived by other relatives and his many friends.
Visitation was Friday, April 19, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Olmstead Funeral Home. Funeral services were Saturday, April 20, at 10:30 a.m.. Interment followed in the Burnt Cemetery at Norfork (Baxter County).