Alan Wayne Kennedy

Alan Wayne Kennedy, 63, of Lawrenceville, IL formerly of Brazil, passed away February 11, 2016 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes following a brief illness.

He was born October 24, 1952 to Maurice J. and Bonnie Jean (Hedge) Kennedy. Alan graduated from Van Buren High School with the class of 1971. He was an outstanding basketball player and went on to play basketball at the collegiate level for 3 years at L.S.U. in Louisiana. He sold insurance for several years before retiring in Lawrenceville, Illinois. He was a member of Ebenezer Church and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and sports.

In addition to his parents, Alan is survived by his daughter, Andrea Kennedy of Lawrenceville, Il; son, Matt Kennedy and his wife Kristi of Carbon; grandchildren, Olivia and Cael Buddle of Terre Haute; brother, David Kennedy of Brazil; niece, Sarah Campione and her husband Marcus of Indianapolis; nephew, Will Kennedy of Brazil; as well as extended family and friends.

Per his request cremation was chosen. The family has entrusted his care with French Funeral Home. A private graveside service at Calcutta Cemetery will be conducted at a later date.