James “Jimmy Don” Kennedy, 86 of North Little Rock and Pangburn, Arkansas passed away enjoying his life on the Little Red River on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.
He joins his wife, Roseann Kennedy and his parents, Joseph Kennedy and Maurine Smith in heaven.
Jim is survived by his children, Jimmy Kennedy (Cheryl), Marye Jane Kennedy Brockinton (Terry); his grandchildren, Krista Kennedy Ward (Jeff), Adam Brockinton (Kelley), and Beau Brockinton; four great-grandchildren; sister, Jeanette Stacy (Luther), and a nephew and niece.
Jim established Kennedy Air Conditioning in 1958 with only one week’s pay and determination. With the support of three generations of family, he continued the family business for 60 years. Jim was an accomplished fly- fisherman and pilot with a compassionate generous heart. His most cherished time was spent fishing with family and playing with his great grandchildren.
A visitation will be held on February 18, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400. The family requests casual attire be worn.