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James 'Jim' Kennett, 54, Morgantown

James E. “Jim” Kennett, 54, passed away Wednesday evening, April 9, 2014, at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was a resident of Morgantown.

He was born in Indianapolis Oct. 12, 1959, to his parents, Charles M. and Beverly A. (Hercamp) Kennett. Jimmie was a 1978 graduate of Indian Creek High School. He worked as the Morgantown deputy town marshal from 1983 to 1994 and went on to be the owner and operator of Jemini Construction Company in Morgantown from 1994 to 2008.

Jim was a member of the Mt. Zion Separate Baptist Church in Morgantown and was a past member of the Morgantown Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed umpiring Little League Baseball and girls softball for many years. Jim also enjoyed the outdoors by fishing, hunting, working in his garden and farming.

He is survived by his mother, Beverly A. Kennett of Morgantown; daughter, Olivia Kennett of Carmel; and siblings, Rick A. (Linda) Kennett of Brookville, Ohio, Brian M. (Judith) Kennett of Morgantown and Linda D. (Gary) Satter of Trafalgar.

Jim was preceded in death by his father, and a brother, Aaron T. Kennett.

The Rev. Matt Satter will conduct a funeral service Monday, April 14 at 1 p.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends can call from 11 a.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Morgantown.

Condolences can be sent to the Kennett family at www.meredith-clark.com.

  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road