Tommy Darrell Kennedy 73 died Thursday, February 13, 2014 at FirstHealth Hospice House, Pinehurst, NC.

The family will receive friends at Kennedy Funeral Home from 6:00 – 8:00 PM Sunday and other times at the home.

A native of Moore County and a son of the late Ernest and Mary Garner Kennedy, he was preceded in death by his brother, David Kennedy.

Tommy was the owner of Westmoore Family Restaurant, Tommy’s Grocery, Tommy’s Crown and various other businesses. He loved his family and traveling with his wife, Shirley.

Tommy is survived by his wife of 53 years Shirley; son: Gary Kennedy and wife Lisa of Seagrove;  daughter Tammy Morrison and husband John of Robbins; grandchildren: Brittany Ryder and husband Chris, of Vass, Lindsay Kennedy, of Seagrove, Dustin and Cameron Morrison, of Robbins, great-granddaughter: Tanner Kennedy, of Seagrove; sisters: Marjorie McNeill and husband Raeford, Marie Cagle and husband Robert, Lucille Moore and husband Gary, Carolyn Wicker and husband Doug; brothers: Ray Kennedy and wife Brenda, Roger Kennedy and wife Linda.

Memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374  

Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the Kennedy family.

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  1. Tommy was a wonderful man, boss man and friend….I enjoyed working with him…..I will miss hearing all his stories….Tommy’s Grocery will never be the same…..praying for all the family….

  2. Dear Shirely and family,

    What can anyone say at a time like this…other than we wish to express our sympathy for your sorrow and loss. Our thoughts and prayers are for each of you now and in the days to come. May God bless you with peace,comfort,c

  3. Shirley please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family. May God hold you especially close. ‘As long as we live and remember, our loved ones live within our hearts.’ With heart felt sympathy. Grace Dunlap Stevens, Larry Allen Dunlap,

  4. Thinking of you and remembering you in prayer. May God be with you during this season of sorrow, ‘…but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.’ John 16:22

  5. Tommy will really be missed in the community … my sincere condolences go to Shirley and family. So very glad I got to visit Tommy when I was up from Florida last summer. Many years had passed since we last saw each other … and we had great time catchi

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