Omar Barham Obituary: Bennie Dale Kennedy of Frankton died at 77 years old in the late evening of Wednesday, June 27, encircled by the adoration for his better half, child, little girl in-law, grandkids, relatives and dear companions as he lost his battle to mind malignancy.
Gently referred to his family as Ben, his caring spouse, child, girl in-law and grandkids are heart broken by this deficiency of the family’s magnanimous patriarch. Ben was a man with an outsized feeling of liberality and obligation consistently centered around the prosperity of others, never neglecting to inquire as to whether there was anything he could accomplish for everyone around him. His mindfulness expanded well past his family. His friends realized that he generally will be a wildly steadfast companion and he treated all with a similar degree of regard, regardless of whether they were a CEO or a worker working for his organization. Simply, Ben had an overseer’s heart and was the stone establishment of his family.
Ben was brought into the world on October 10, 1940 in Halcomb, Missouri to guardians Homer and Olive (Ham) Kennedy. Following his graduation from Frankton High School in 1960, he worked at Emge Meat Packing Company and afterward Delco Remy. Ben found an early interest in the device making exchange. He got a toolmakers apprenticeship from Yorktown Tool and Die. During his 22 years of administration to Yorktown Tool, Ben dealt with the business, just as, preparing and building up the professions of numerous toolmakers. In 1982, Ben and his better half Joyce alongside their child Brian began a little machine shop (Kennedy Machine and Tool) in Frankton, Indiana. Following 8 years in Frankton, another office was worked outside of Alexandria, Indiana where the business kept on developing for a very long time. Kennedy Machine and Tool made car parts, dental seats and Ben’s last endeavor, crossbows (Native Crossbows). Ben was pleased to hold licenses on his crossbows, however considerably prouder that he had the option to give this exchange to people in the future.
Ben had an enthusiasm for experience and outside action with fishing and chasing being his top picks. He served on the Frankton Parks Board, and Frankton-Lapel School Board. He was an individual from the Frankton Masonic Lodge and the Scottish Rite. In 2017, Ben got his long term grant of gold from the Frankton Masonic Lodge.
Ben grew up with an incredible regard for his family and was a diligent employee which he conveyed with him forever and ingrained in his own child and granddaughters.
He is made due by the affection for his life and secondary school darling of 55 years, Joyce (Legg) Kennedy of Frankton, Indiana and child Brian and little girl In-law Beth Kennedy of Anderson, Indiana. Ben was a pleased granddad to Kristina (Kennedy) Barham; spouse Omar Barham and Victoria (Kennedy) Heberling; husband Cole Heberling all from Fishers, Indiana. He was excited to turn into an extraordinary granddad to Aya Barham.
Ben is additionally made due by a sibling Harold (spouse Sandy) Kennedy of Anderson, Indiana, Sisters; Lawanna (husband Jim) Beamer of Frankton, Indiana, Bertha (husband Jim) Daffron of Cullman, Alabama, Ernestine Mays of Elwood, Indiana, Sue Sonafrank of Hustonville, Kentucky and Bonnie (husband Dan) Bennett of Anderson, Indiana. He additionally leaves a few nieces and nephews.