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Gary "Steve" Steven Kennedy

June 11, 1951 ~ May 19, 2020 (age 68)


Gary Steven “Steve” Kennedy, age 68 of Shawnee, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2020
in Shawnee. 

He was born June 11, 1951 in Shawnee to Eulyus Eugene and Stella Juanita (Click) Kennedy.

Steve was raised in Tecumseh and graduated with the Tecumseh Class of 1969.

Steve attended Oklahoma State University.

He married Catherine “Cathy” Newsom in Shawnee on April 20, 1973.

Steve worked as an engine mechanic supervisor at Tinker Air Force Base for many years, retiring in 2009.

He enjoyed working on small engines and gardening. Steve loved coaching his girls’ softball teams. His favorite thing in life were his grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Cathy of the home; 2 daughters, Kellie Kennedy of Shawnee and Stephanie Lawrence of Tecumseh; 2 grandchildren, David Lawrence and Jade Lawrence; 2 sisters and 1 brother in law, Nita and Steve Burke and Twila Stewart; 1 brother and sister in law, Jim and Shelley Kennedy; and many other family and friends.

Visitation will be from 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May21, 2020. Graveside service will be   2:00 p.m. Friday, May 22, 2020 at Tecumseh Cemetery with Reverend Todd Tiffin of Tecumseh Church of God, Tecumseh, OK officiating under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

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May 21, 2020

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cooper Funeral Home
210 W. Walnut
Tecumseh, OK 74873

Graveside Service
May 22, 2020

2:00 PM
Tecumseh Cemetery
18800 S Gordon Cooper Dr
Shawnee, OK 74801

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