Grant Holton Kennedy of Bryan with his parents lying beside him and former school nurse and beloved friend Patrice Rivers at the foot of his bed quietly, painlessly and peacefully left this life and went to be with his Lord Monday, June 2, 2009. Visitation will be Friday, June 5, 2009 from 6-8 p.m. at the A-M Church of Christ located at 2475 Earl Rudder FWY S in College Station. The Memorial Service will be Saturday June 6, 2009 at the A-M Church of Christ beginning at 10 a.m.
Grant attended Sam Houston and Bowen Elementary in Bryan. He also attended Sam Rayburn Middle School and Bryan High. Grant was dedicated to his friends and a giving, selfless young man. He always stood up for the underdog. He loved and was loved by all who knew him.
Grant loved fishing, baseball, his family and friends. He was loyal to his family and friends and always wanted to be there for all. He had an ability to read people and would often walk by, even at 11-13 years of age, turn around and say “you look like you need a hug” and come give you one. Grant had a smile and a heart the size of Texas and was more than willing to share it.
Grant was preceded in death by his Great Grand Parents Hershel and Clessie Brawley of Hobbs, New Mexico; his paternal Grandfather Guy Holton Kennedy of Hobbs, New Mexico; Maternal Grandparents, J.D. and Lois Driver of Breckenridge, Texas
Survivors include his parents Ben and Judy Kennedy of Bryan; sister Jennifer Kennedy of Austin; brother and sister-in-law Neil and Jori Kennedy, of College Station. He was also blessed with a beautiful healthy Nephew one day after he left this earth , Holton James Kennedy. His paternal great grandmother, Betty Kennedy of Hobbs, New Mexico; an Uncle, Robert Holton Kennedy of San Diego, California; cousins, Erin and Lani Kennedy of San Diego, California.