James Oscar Kennaw Sr.

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.