Let the memory of Lonnie be with us forever
  • 57 years old
  • Born on June 30, 1957 .
  • Passed away on July 14, 2014 .

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Lonnie Kennard Jr., 57, born on June 30, 1957 and passed away on July 14, 2014. 

He was a loving Father, Grandfather, Son and Father in Law.   He is survived by his four kids, Mathhew Kennard, Lacey Peterman, Colby Kennard and Rebecca Kennard, his mother and father Lonnie Kennard Sr. and Nina Kennard, sister Oweida Kennard and Debbie King and brother Keith Kennard.  He also has 10 grandchildren and 1 on the way.  He cherished each and everyone in his own special way.  He was a special, kind hearted, loving, compassionate, goofy man that loved life.  He enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren, parets and friends.  He enjoyed watching his FOX news, Dallas sports and boy did he love fishing.  

Above all, he was great to be around and just as good as they come!!He will always be remembered and missed by all!!  There will be a wake held in Grand Prairie, TX on Thursday, July 17, 2014.  It will take place at 908 Santerre at West Fork Presbyterian Church from 5-8 p.m..  This will be a time to gather, laugh, tell stories and most important to remember Lonnie!!  This will be just a get together with some pictures along with his family and friends.

Following, there will be a funeral service and burial in Pineville, LA.  Service will be officiated by Marcel Fulton. The service will take place at Country Inn and Suites, 2727 Monroe Hwy., Pineville, LA at 10:00 on Saturday, July 19, 2014.  You are asked to join the family for burial at Forest Lawn, also in Pineville, LA.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Amyloidosis Foundation or to the Macular Degeneration Foundation. 

Posted by Linda Tinnerman on 30th June 2016
I can't believe it's been almost two years... you are sorely missed by your family and friends. My heart aches for Lacey... she loves you so much and misses your time together...
Posted by Petunia Ark on 14th July 2015
A year has gone by without you but for as many years that may go the memories of the good times that we have shared cherish with me forever...miss you Lonnie...with love, your Yankee Girl, Priscilla
Posted by Lloyd Felter on 19th July 2014
I didn 't know Mr. Lonnie Jr. but i knew his DAD , AND J. T. AND Lonnie's Grandfather J.A. kENNARD LLOYD RAY FELTER SR. Odell felter's brother .if you would like to contact me my e-mail is lloyd220@att.net . SORRY ABOUT YOUR LOST LOVE ONE , May god forever bless and keep you all in his BIG loving hands . july--19--2014---8 ; 10 A. M.
Posted by Amanda Kennard on 16th July 2014
I will miss your warm hugs and kisses on my cheek. You were the best father in law hands down! The best grand father to my babies.I feel lucky to have had you in my life. I will miss your stories and your phone calls. Thank you for being you. I will love and miss you until we meet again.
Posted by James McKissick on 16th July 2014
Thank you for being my friend for all of these years and listening to me talk when I needed someone to talk to and making me laugh when I was feeling down and having a bad day. When I got off the phone with you all I could do was smile or keep laughing from your jokes and my day wasn't bad anymore, THANK YOU SO MUCH. I sure am going to miss talking to you and the stories you told me. I can honestly say that I know what it's like to lose a true friend that would do anything in the world for me. I love you like a brother and I always will. You are such a great son, father and grandfather and you are going to be so deeply missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing you. Rest in peace buddy and I hope we will meet again in heaven!!!
Posted by Owedia Kennard on 16th July 2014
to my Big Brother I miss you so much thank you for letting me take care of you for two years. it was the best we laugh and cry we talk , we were best friends .I will always miss you ,but I know we have a promles we will meet again till then my brother rest .
Posted by Sheila Cook on 16th July 2014
In memory of my oldest 1st cousin - I will always remember your laugh and ability to share a joke. You always had us laughing about something! You never failed to greet with a hug, kiss and I love you to me and then later to my family! I will always cherish the memories! We will miss you.
Posted by Dianne Brossette on 16th July 2014
To a bright young man that brought many smiles, little moments to hold on to he was a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day. You will be so sadly miss.You brought happiness in the world now you are gone but never be forgotten,Love by many.
Posted by Joe Waters on 16th July 2014
To Keith and Nyla and Aaron and Nathan - we are so sorry to hear about the loss of your brother, Keith. We know from the stories you told that you cared deeply for him. May God bless you and may you be comforted knowing your brother is looking down on all of you from heaven. Joe Waters and the Rest of Your Allstate Record Center West Family
Posted by Petunia Ark on 16th July 2014
Lonnie you were a blessing to personally know and love as a friend. I and my family will miss your spirit, the Texas Rangers reports, your fishing stories, and Miss Shadow’s daily episodes Your friends of the Arlington Low Vision Support Group who loved, respected and enjoyed the fun we all shared during the group’s field trips—many great, great happy memories. This is not the end but a great beginning for you—I know our Heavenly Father has a special fishing spot for you on the Rainbow Bridge to fish and with your warm spirit welcoming others as they cross. From your Yankee girl (me) and my family to yours Lonnie we loved and will be terribly missed. Thank you for letting us be a part your life. Priscilla
Posted by Lacey Peterman on 15th July 2014
I love and miss you so much!!
Posted by Linda Tinnerman on 15th July 2014
You will be missed very much by your family and friends.
Posted by Christi Koss on 15th July 2014
Thank you for being a dad to me! I will miss your humor and laugh! I love you and will miss you!!!
Posted by Bryan Peterman on 15th July 2014
It's not the same without you here!!! You will be missed by all!! I made a promise to you yesterday that I would look after Lacey and take care of her the best that I could, and I will do my best!! Don't catch all the fish, send some for Matt and I! Love yah
Posted by Susie Weldon on 15th July 2014
I am saddened by the loss of such a great and funny person. I know that God will be there during the days to come, to help everyone cope. "Every time a bell rings an Angel gets his wings." It was a blessing to know you Lonnie. You will be missed, but never forgotten.
Posted by Jennifer De La Rosa on 15th July 2014
You took me in as one of your own from the start and that never changed. For that, I will be forever grateful! I love you to the moon!
Posted by Becca Anne on 15th July 2014
Don't really know if you knew how much I honestly loved you and that is my fault and I'm so sorry... You were definitely one of a kind! I have had some of the best memories with you and alot of the funniest memories that I will cherish forever! I love you so much DADDY!
Posted by Nyla Kennard on 15th July 2014
I hope you are bowling some 300's up there! I will never forget you and your stories! But most of all how kind and loving you were to me and the boys! You never forgot our birthdays or other special occasions! Rest in peace!

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