Obituary Notice: William H. “Zero” Kennedy

Obituary Notice: William H. “Zero” Kennedy (Provided photo)

Obituary Notice: William H. “Zero” Kennedy (Provided photo)

William H. “Zero” Kennedy, 84, of Philipsburg died Thursday, April 3, 2014 at UPMC in Altoona.

He was the son of the late William E. and Anna Mae (Casper) Kennedy born April 23, 1929 in Philipsburg.

Mr. Kennedy served in the U.S. Army and was a truck driver while stationed in the Philippines.  He also loved going to camp, playing cards with his buddies and visits with his old friend, Husler.  He was a mason by trade until retiring and a graduate of the Philipsburg High School.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Eric Lynn Baker; a brother, Carl Kennedy; three grandchildren, Logan Baker, Levi Baker and Joel Adams; and a niece, Krista Kennedy.

Mr. Kennedy is survived by three daughters, Debbie Dellinger and her husband, Phil of Haysville, Kan., Tuesday Baker of Chester Hill and Vanessa Baker of Coventry, RI; five sons, Robert Baker of Greenville, SC, Jeffrey Kennedy and his wife, Kathy of Irvona, Terry Banker and his wife, Jane of Clearfield, Stephen Banker and his wife, Jennifer of Dover, Del., and Nicholas Kennedy and his companion, Sherry of Philipsburg; three sisters, Joyanne “Tues” Kennedy and Marilyn “Mer” Slother, both of Philipsburg, and Chrstine “Teena” Horner and her husband, Stan of Hagerstown, Md.; 21 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home in Philipsburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Philipsburg Food Bank, c/o Philipsburg Community Action, 14 S. Front St., Philipsburg, PA 16866.

Friends may sign the guestbook at: beezerheathfh.com.

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