Boyce H. Kennedy, age 86, of Rutherfordton, died Friday, September 3, 2021, at his residence.
He was the son of the late Thomas and Lola Kennedy. Boyce was a native of Rutherford county. Ina addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Marilyn Luann Bradley Kennedy; brother Carl Kennedy; sister Foy Holt.
Boyce was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church. He was chairman of the Trustee committee for 15 years. Boyce also served as chairman of the cemetery committee.
Companion and caregiver:
Bill Hughes (Julie)
Johnny Marlowe (Danielle)
Sharon Pugh (Mike)
Christy Daniel (Jared)
Malinda Mathis (Birch)
Anita Buchanan (Denver)
Teresa Steppe (Bruce)
Alisa Cantrell (Wayne)
Peggy Mask (Bill)
Kenneth Kennedy (Edith)
Don Kennedy (Peggy Jane)
Many step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren and many other family members.
The graveside service will be 3:00 PM Sunday, September 5, 2021 at New Hope United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Reverend Debbie Toney officiating. Interment will be at New Hope United Methodist Church Cemetery, The family will receive friends after the service at the cemetery. A guest register is available at www.mcmahansfuneralhome.com. McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.
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