Clyde R. “Sonny” Kennard, Sr., age 69 of Ripley, Ohio, died Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at Meadowview Regional Hospital in Maysville, Kentucky. He was a retired truck driver and a member of the Ripley Church of the Nazarene. Mr. Kennard was born February 25, 1943 in Brown County, Ohio the son of the late Frank Wilson and Dorothy Mae (Hicks) Kennard. He was also preceded in death by two sisters - Alice Mae Kennard and Joyce Lee Kennard; one brother, Ralph Kennard and one grandchild, Lashawnda Kennard.
Mr. Kennard is survived by two daughters - Debi (Sean) Sizemore of Ripley, Ohio and Lynnette (Mike) McGuckin of Columbus, Ohio; one son, Clyde “Chip” Kennard, Jr. of Ripley; four grandchildren; two great grandchildren; a very special friend, his ex-wife, Nancy Kennard; three sisters - Judy Brooks of Ripley, Tammy Behymer of Aberdeen, Ohio and Kathy (Buddy) Hamm of Georgetown, Ohio; two brothers - Dr. Lawrence (Bettie) Kennard of Newport, TN. and Kenny Behymer of Aberdeen, Ohio; three step-sisters - Kay Thomas of Mooresville, Indiana, Jeanie (Archie) Swearingen of Aberdeen, Ohio and Mary (Larry) Wheeler of Dayton, Ohio; two step-brothers - Butch (Val) Massey of Dayton, Ohio and Will Massey of Georgia.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the Ripley Church of the Nazarene. Rev. Clark Castle will officiate. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. Friday, June 1, 2012 at Cahall Funeral Home in Ripley, Ohio. Interment will follow the funeral service on Saturday in Maplewood Cemetery in Ripley, Ohio.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to: The Ripley Church of the Nazarene or The American Heart Association.
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