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Joseph Farris Kennedy, age 58

Joseph Farris Kennedy, 58, of Rose Bud, passed away on February 17, 2021. He was born December 11, 1962 in Searcy, AR to Lloyd Kennedy and Nedra Evans.

He enjoyed fishing with family, reading his Bible and loved listening to Johnny Cash music.

Joseph is preceded in death by his dad Lloyd Jack Kennedy; his son JJ Kennedy and his sister Penny Draeger.

He leaves behind his children Rebecca Robinson (Michael), Heather Kennedy, and TJ Kennedy; his mother Nedra Reeves; grandchildren JD and Azaleigh; brother Richard Kennedy and sister Greta Hunt (Monty).

Joseph’s visitation will be Wednesday March 3rd, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 PM at A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville. Funeral service will be Thursday March 4th at 10:00 AM at A Natural State Funeral Service, burial will follow at Rose Bud Cemetery.

In light of the current health concerns, Joseph’s family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers if you are not able to attend the service. Please be aware, as per Arkansas directives, attendance will be regulated in accordance with Arkansas guidelines, all guests in attendance will be required to wear masks/facial coverings and social distancing guidelines will be in place. If unable to attend, Joseph’s service will be livestreamed on A Natural State Funeral Service’s Facebook Page.

Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400


  • David & Debra Cassady Posted February 26, 2021 8:05 PM

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. God bless the family. RIP Jody…

  • Zona Brewczynski Posted February 27, 2021 7:38 PM

    So sorry for your loss. Rest in peace Jody.

  • Greta Hunt Posted March 2, 2021 3:47 PM

    Sending peace and comfort to all those with a heavy heart right now. I will certainly miss his sense of humor, and his guitar picking. 

  • Phyllis Singleton Posted March 4, 2021 8:25 AM

    May our faith carry us through these days. Jeremiah 29: 11
    For I know the thoughts I think toward you, said the Lord,thought of peace and not evil, to give you and unexpected end.

  • Felicia Kurck Gray Posted March 4, 2021 9:22 AM

    Sending my thoughts and prayers today to all his family. . I will always remember his laughter and sense of humor and good times we had playing together as children.

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