Jackie Kennedy

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“Margret,Sorry to hear about Jack. Even though I have not seen him in a while, I feel the loss of a friend. Our thoughts and prayers go to you and...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: David Hayes - Chesapeake, VA

“Condolences to the family of a fellow Viking.ECSU ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Vickie williams - VA

“Condolences from the Elizabeth City State University National Alumni Association, Inc. We were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of this Viking...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Jeanette Evans - Elizabeth City, NC

“Mr Jack Kennedy served the military at Little Creek Amphib Base as head of Special Services for a time during the early 70's. We had the good...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Larry and Diane French - VA

“Jack--you were the ultimate warrior and competitor but more importantly a true friend and a compassionate person who will be sorely missed by all. I...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Dick Arculin - Winchester, VA

“So sorry to hear of Jack's passing. He was such a kind man. My prayers are with all of you. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Jennifer krolewski - midlothian, VA

“Margaret, I am sorry to learn of Jack's passing. Pork chop was a role model for me and I always appreciated his friendship and wisdom. My thoughts...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Ted Daughtrey - Lexington, SC

“Margaret and children- words can not express how sad Marty and I at your loss. We loved Jack dearly. I know that you are going to be lost without him...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Susan and Marty Bechtol - Norfolk, VA

“I met Coach Kennedy when I was 15 years old at Maury High School as a Junior Varsity football player. Up until that point in time, I had never played...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Ronnie Rouse - Chesapeake, VA

“You will be remembered by our family as a Great friend & neighbor. We will miss you Jack. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Mike McCormick - Chesapeake, VA

“So sorry to hear the news of Mr. Kennedy passing. I worked for Jack for 7 years at Woodrow Wilson High School as the JV & Varsity Baseball coach. ...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Mike Ashbury - San Diego, CA

“I remember Mr Kennedy and David from the little creek pool many years ago. I am very sorry for your loss...Mary Jonesf ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Jones - Virginia Beach, VA

“Old friend see you in the football heavens one day. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Rickey Winkler - Corapeake, NC

14 of 14 | Posted by: Barry Tiller - Chesapeake, VA

Jackie was born on January 26, 1946 and passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2018.

Jackie was a resident of Chesapeake, Virginia at the time of passing.

He was a graduate of Craddock High School and later attended Virginia Tech and went on to receive his BA from Elizabeth City State University.

Mr. Kennedy also served the Navy and Marine Corps as their Athletic Director in both Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and Okinawa, Japan.

For his selfless contributions to this cause, he was inducted in their Hall of Fame as well.