Kris T. Kennedy, 64, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on July 25, 2017 at the Butler Memorial Hospital.
He was born July 2, 1953 in Meadville, Pennsylvania to William Kennedy and the late Dorothy Hummel Kennedy.
Mr. Kennedy served in the US Navy for 4 years. Later, he worked for several years as an electrician for Jaden Electric, Fuellgraf Electric, and Bronder Electric before being self-employed for the last 7 years. He was a member of Foresters Fraternal Organization, the Local #5 IBEW, and First United Methodist Church , where he served in the choir. Kris was an avid Pittsburgh Penguins fan and enjoyed hiking, fishing, swimming, and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Kathy J. Clark Kennedy, whom he married on April 8, 1978; one son, Joshua Kennedy of Butler, PA; one daughter, Jessica Saeler and her husband Trei of Butler, PA; grandson, Evan Kennedy; grand-daughter, Mia Saeler; two brothers, David Kennedy and his wife Patricia of Meadville, PA, and Thomas Kennedy of Meadville, PA; and several nieces and nephews .
He was preceded in death by mother, Dorothy Hummel Kennedy.
Per his wishes, there will be no public visitation.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 10:00 am at First United Methodist Church, 200 E. North St., Butler, PA, with Pastor Eric Park, officiating.
Arrangements are being handled by Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 E. North St., Butler, PA 16001.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to either the Youth Club or Music Ministry at First United Methodist Church, 200 E. North St., Butler, PA 16001.
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.