Brent A. Kennedy

Brent Allan Kennedy, 62, of rural Van Buren, IN, died Tuesday morning, May 3, 2017, at his home.

Mr. Kennedy was a 1974 graduate of Eastbrook High School. After high school he started working with his father at Marcecilli’s until 1978 when they both started Kennedy’s Inc. He has been the owner and operator since then. He was a member of the Izaak Walton League, Abate of Indiana and Sons of the American Legion Post 10.

Mr. Kennedy was born in Marion on Feb. 28, 1955, to Henry and Marcella Lee Kennedy.

Survivors include a son, Shawn (Angel) Kennedy, of Van Buren; a daughter, Heather (Ryan) Leach, of Gas City, IN; a sister, Cindy (Jeff) Kennedy, of Mebane, NC; five grandchildren, Cole Kennedy, Logan Kennedy, Taylor (Chris) Leach, Delana Leach and Isabella Leach; and one great-grandson.

Calling is Thursday, May 4, 2017, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Van Buren United Methodist Fellowship Hall, 105 S. 2nd St., Van Buren. A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017, at 11 a.m. with calling one hour before the service, at the Van Buren United Methodist Church, 108 S. 2nd St., Van Buren. Rev. Bill Sparks will officiate. Interment will follow at the Van Buren Masonic Cemetery.

Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home, Van Buren, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Gilead Ministries, 212 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, IN 46952.