Ed “Eddie” Kennedy, 63, of Paynesville, WV passed away Monday, September 16, 2019.

Eddie was born November 12, 1955 at Rockridge, WV, a son of the late Lee and Anna Mae Mullins Kennedy.  He was a retired coal miner.  He loved spending time with his friends and family; joking and making others laugh; and enjoyed the outdoors.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include two daughters, Ashley Kennedy Dawson of Portage, MI and Leona Edwards of Welch, WV; four grandchildren, Alison “Alicat” Dawson, and Marcus, Marionna, and Markel Edwards; one sister, Debbie McGuire and Ricky of Panther, WV; one brother, Ronald Kennedy and wife Bonnie of Iaeger, WV; his companion, Patty Mullins of Paynesville, WV; and special friends, Buddy Shirley, Carl Wayne Hagerman and Earm Muncy.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, September 20, 2019 at 12 noon with Reverend Herman Day officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV.  Burial will follow in the Lee Kennedy Cemetery on Rockridge near Paynesville, WV.  Serving as pallbearers will be Carl Wayne Hagerman, Buddy Shirley, Earm Muncy, Chris Hagerman and Chad Hagerman. 

Friends may visit the family Thursday evening, September 19, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV.

Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the  family.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at