|Birth: ||Feb. 1, 1922|
|Death: ||Apr. 23, 2002|
Obituary provided by Find-A-Graver Allie Woodward:
Statesboro - Mr. Elton Aubrey Kennedy, 80, died Tuesday, April 23 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. The Bulloch County native lived in Savannah since 1945 before returning to Bulloch County in 1995. Mr. Kennedy was a veteran of WWII having served in the Army and served under General Patton in the Normandy Invasion, France, Germany, and Belgium (Battle of the Bulge). He was the recipient of two Bronze stars, a member of the VFW Post 660 and Post 10825, and the American Legion Post 36 and Post 90. Mr. Kennedy retired as a Construction Superintendant with Bonitz of Georgia after thirty-one years and was a member of the Georgia Home Guard, Riverside Baptist Church in Savannah. Mr. Kennedy was preceded in death by his wife, the late Erma Deal Kennedy.
Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Henry Iler of Statesboro; son and daughter-in-law, A. Wayne and Susie Kennedy of Statesboro; brother, Hiram Kennedy of Statesboro; sisters, Jincie K. Olliff of Statesboro and Lucille K. Hannah of Statesboro; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services: 3:00 p. m. Thursday in the chapel of Hodges-Turner-Anderson Funeral Home.
Burial: Bulloch Memorial Gardens.
Hodges-Turner-Anderson Funeral Home
Savannah Morning News April 24, 2002
Social Security Death Index
Name: Elton A. Kennedy
Last Residence: Statesboro, Bulloch, Georgia, 30458
Born: 1 Feb 1922
Died: 23 Apr 2002
State (Year) SSN issued: Georgia (Before 1951)
Wolrd War II Army Enlistment Record
Name: Elton A Kennedy
Birth Year: 1922
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Georgia
State of Residence: Georgia
County or City: Bulloch
Enlistment Date: 5 Dec 1942
Enlistment State: Georgia
Enlistment City: Fort Mcpherson Atlanta
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: National Guard in Federal Service, after 3 months of Discharge
Education: 3 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Skilled occupations in building transportation equipment (except automobiles and aircraft), n.e.c.
Marital Status: Married
Eli Kennedy (1894 - 1970)
Sula Waters Kennedy (1895 - 1970)
Erma Teresa Deal Kennedy (1924 - 1998)*
Infant Son Kennedy (____ - 1917)*
Infant Son Kennedy (____ - 1916)*
Leo Floyd Kennedy (1919 - 1984)*
Elton Aubrey Kennedy (1922 - 2002)
Bulloch Memorial Gardens
Created by: Robert Thompson
Record added: Oct 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99179639
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