NORMAN — Rory Kennedy, longtime resident of Norman, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013, at Norman Regional Hospital. He was born Feb. 11, 1959, in Miami, Okla., to Alfred Kennedy and Jeaniel (Cavender) Kennedy.
He graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1977 and received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma.
Rory was preceded in death his parents; daughter, Mayree; brothers Roland and Robert Kennedy; and sister, Gloria Jackson.
Rory leaves behind his wife, Vickey; children Ian Kennedy and Myriah Hood; granddaughter, Rhylee Hood; sisters Sarah Kyser, Juanita Kennedy, Grace Peach and Colleen Wildey; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Primrose chapel, followed by a potluck reception.
Rory’s remains will be laid to rest in Wyandotte at a later date.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Primrose Funeral Service, primrosefuneralservice.
Norman Transcript, Tuesday, June 25, 2013