Created on Thursday, 17 April 2014 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
James Oscar Kennaw Sr., 80, of Lakeview, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in his residence.
He was born in Lakeview on June 24, 1933, a son of Leon and Clara McGee Kennaw. He also was preceded in death by his daughter, Peggy Mendenhall; great-grandaughter, Brittney Givens; one brother; and several sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Alberta (Cavinder) Kennaw; daughter, Diane (Dennis) Boesken; sons, James (Janice) Kennaw Jr. and Gary (Kelley) Kennaw; son-in-law, Mike Mendenhall; three sisters; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
Mr. Kennaw retired from the heavy construction industry.
A celebration of life luncheon is from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at Jennings Farley Funeral Home, West Liberty.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to Universal Home Health and Hospice, 701 S. Main St., Bellefontaine 43311.