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KENNEDY, Keith Edmund
KENNEDY, Keith Edmund Born May 6, 1946, Orange, Calif. Passed away July 17, 2018, Lancaster, Calif. Keith was a 1964 graduate of Palmdale High School and lived in the AV for most of his life. Keith began playing the trumpet as a boy, and started his musical career in several local bands in the Antelope Valley. He was best known as one of the founding members of Rattlesnakes and Eggs. Keith was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey Kennedy and Joann Beers, his grandparents John Wilcox and Judy Wilcox. Keith was known for his great spirit, his baritone voice and always being the coolest guy in the room. He is survived by his children, Heather Kennedy, Ryan (Deena Rose) Kennedy, grandchildren James and Jack Kennedy,and his long time companion Susan Cich. Siblings, Eugene (Ellen) Kennedy, Teresa Rowlee (Doug) Ernst, Diann Rowlee (Larry) Gorchoff, Patrick (Linda) Rowlee and step mother Margaret Kennedy Sterk, uncle Ed Wilcox and many cousins. There will be a private burial at sea.

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