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Harlan P. "Sug" Kennedy

July 4, 1946 February 16, 2014
Harlan P. "Sug" Kennedy
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Obituary for Harlan P. "Sug" Kennedy

Harlan P. "Sug" Kennedy 67, of Grafton passed away at home on Sunday February 16, 2014 following a three year long illness. He was born July 4, 1946 in Elyria. Harlan served in the U.S. Navy, and retired from General Motors. He was a member of Grafton V.F.W. Post# 3341. Harlan enjoyed spending time with his grandkids, going to car shows, and fishing. Survivors include his wife of forty five years; Judy L. (nee: Tripphahn), two daughters; Jennifer L. Docherty of Avon, Kelly L. Rigda (Andy) of LaGrange, a son; Danny H. Kennedy of Grafton. Additional survivors include nine grandchildren; Taylor, Shane, Cooper Docherty, Brennen, Deghan, Kylie, Corbin, Kassidi Rigda, and Rocco Kennedy, five sisters; Carolyn Whitesel of Grafton, Patricia Stump of Melbourne Beach, FL, Connie Adams (Edward), Elizabeth Moore (Jack) and Norma Smith (Rodney) all of WV, two brothers; Nicholas Kennedy (Shannon) of North Ridgeville, John Kennedy (Ann) of VA. Harlan was preceded in death by his parents; Harold and Avis (nee: Cox) Kennedy, and two brothers; Ronald and Marvin Kennedy. Family will receive friends 4-8 PM Friday February 21, 2014 at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57) Elyria (440)322-4626. Funeral Services 11:00 AM Saturday February 22, 2014 at The Beldon United Methodist Church 36130 State Rt. 303 Grafton, OH 44044 where Rev. Jeff Lanzer, Pastor will officiate. (PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH) Burial will be at River Rd. Cemetery in LaGrange where Grafton V.F.W Post# 3341 will provide full military honors. Memorial contributions in Harlan's memory can be sent to Beldon United Methodist Church. Online condolences can be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com

Service:

11:00 AM Saturday February 22, 2014

Beldon United Methodist Church 36130 State Rt. 303 Grafton, Ohio 44044



Visitation:

4-8 PM Friday February 21, 2014

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. Elyria, Ohio 44035

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