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Jack Monroe Kennard

Jack Monroe Kennard, age 93, passed away Saturday July 1st, 2017. He was born February 3, 1924 in Mount Dora, FL.
Jack served his Country in the U. S. Navy as a Gunners Mate 2nd Class during World War II and the Korean Conflict. Jack retired from the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad as an Engineer.
Jack was passionate about his family and friends, his Florida Gators, cat “Kitty”, flowers, wild birds and animals he fed daily in his back yard.
He was a long time member of the 1st Baptist Church in Newberry.
He was preceded in death by his wife Ruby Lee, his father Harry, mother Jessie Kennard and brother, Towney. He is survived by his nephew Towney Kennard, Jr., niece Ginger Petty, cousin Cleyone K. Fowler and husband Paul, nephew Terry Bishop and wife Janet, niece Pam Overton and husband Danny.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday July 6, 2017 at the First Baptist Church 25520 West Newberry Road Newberry, FL 32669, with a viewing for one hour prior. Interment with Military Honors will be in Forest Meadows West.

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!