Class of 1934
Gilbert Leroy “Bud” Kennedy
August 25, 1915 – September 26, 1991
Gilbert L. “Bud” Kennedy, 76, died unexpectedly at approximately 8:15 p.m. Thursday at his home, 1202 North Brookwood.
A memorial service has been set for 11 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist church. Rev. Bill Stacy, pastor, will officiate.
Kennedy was born at Lucien, Aug. 25, 1915. He was the son of Emmett and Bessie Kennedy. He attended Cooper school in Noble county and graduated from Perry high school. He and Juanita “Jo” Weaver were married at Ellinwood, Kan., on Aug. 28, 1937.
Before his retirement in 1973, Kennedy was an employee of Shell Oil Company.
He was a member of the First United Methodist church, Noble County Family YMCA and Perry Golf and Country club.
His wife is among survivors.
A memorial has been established to benefit the Noble County Family YMCA Endowment Fund.