Kris Kyle Kennard

August 28, 2013 


Kris Kyle Kennard passed away peacefully at his home on Aug. 23, 2013.

He was born to James L. and Nancy Jean Mason Kennard in Kansas City on March 18, 1959. He lived all of his life in the Lee’s Summit, Lake Lotawana and Grain Valley, Missouri areas. In 1986 he was married to Linda Briegel Kennard who survives of the home.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, his mother and his brother, Kip Kennard.

His other survivors include his father, Jim Kennard of Lake Lotawana; siblings, Kimberly Kennard Bracken, Pleasant Hill, and Kurt Kennard and his wife, Jana, Warsaw, Mo.; aunts, Meredith Hahn, Cameron, Mo., Gina Beery, Eaglesville, Mo., Anita Drumright, Topsham, Maine and Beverly Kennard, Phoenix, Arizona; numerous nephews and nieces, great nephews and nieces; many cousins; his parents-in-law, James and Barbara Briegel and brother-in-law, Brantley Briegel, Lone Jack, Mo.

He had recently reaffirmed his faith. Kris was a Lee’s Summit High School graduate and he worked in construction and home/business renovation in the Lake Lotawana and Kansas City areas until illness forced his retirement. Kris is to be cremated and a Celebration of Life is planned for a later date.

To leave online condolences, please visit www.heartlandcremation.


The family wishes to especially thank his caregivers from the Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care for the exceptional care they provided for Kris, and a heartfelt thanks to all of his family, friends and neighbors for their steadfast love and caring concern.

(Arrangements: Heartland Cremation & Burial Society, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raytown, MO., 64133, 816-313-1677.)

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