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Richard S. Kenney

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Lake Louise, Alberta “Andy - I saw your picture on Facebook with Jim & Barb, and that led me to look at Jeff's facebookpage and see his great family. When reading Abby's,...Read More »
1 of 33 | Posted by: Wayne Eells - Green Valley, AZ

“Andy and family,We were so sorry to learn of Rich's passing.He was a great and courageous man.You are all in our thoughts and prayers.Louise and John...Read More »
2 of 33 | Posted by: Louise Stimets - Essex Jct., VT

“Our sincere condolences to Andy and the Kenney family.Dan and Pat ”
3 of 33 | Posted by: Dan Prescott - Wilmington, NC

“So sorry for your loss. He was an accomplished man. Condolences from Col. Edward Goyettes family. ”
4 of 33 | Posted by: Karen Goyette - South Burlington, VT

“My sincerest condolences to Andy and the entire Kenney family from a classmate and friend of Rich's at EJHS and UVM. ”
5 of 33 | Posted by: Jamie Jacobs - Lexington, KY


6 of 33 | Posted by: Carolyn Perry - Williston, VT

“Our heartfelt sympathy to Andy and the Kenney family. Rich was an amazing warm, caring, and brave man. He will be missed by all. ”
7 of 33 | Posted by: Mike and Barbara Klyszeiko - CA

“We will always remember Rich as an honorable man, husband and father . Our wishes for healing go to Andy and family. With sympathy, ”
8 of 33 | Posted by: Jon & Susan Pringle - Essex, VT

“It was always our pleasure to see Rich with his adoring Andy at hockey games, Essex events and the occasional evening out with friends. When Rich...Read More »
9 of 33 | Posted by: Susan and Jerry Martin

“Rest in peace, Rich. To Andy and family, prayers for peace and comfort. ”
10 of 33 | Posted by: Karen Wingard - Grampian, PA

“one of a kind forsure he will be missed.sorry for your loss. ”
11 of 33 | Posted by: bob amos

“To Andy and all of Rich's family & friends, my sincere sympathy and condolences for your loss. ”
12 of 33 | Posted by: June Golato - Grand Isle, VT

“Such a warm smile and wonderful man. May the family find comfort in each other and the happy memories. ”
13 of 33 | Posted by: Deedee - Essex, VT

“Good journey, Rich. ”
14 of 33 | Posted by: Dan Rogers - Las Cruces, NM

“My sincere condolences to Rich's family, and to Jim and Charlotte. I was a year behind Rich, and a classmate of Jim's at Essex grade school, and...Read More »
15 of 33 | Posted by: Ralph Matthews - Newbury Park, CA

“To Richard Kenney's family,It's so hard to send the right words to someone during a time of loss. Please know that there are far more than enough...Read More »
16 of 33 | Posted by: Andrea Orlyk - Colchester, VT

“My deepest condolences to the Kenneys. I will always have fond memories of seeing Rich while hanging out with Dad at the base. Rich was, and always...Read More »
17 of 33 | Posted by: Alison (Ladd) Oldfield - NV

“May God's loving kindness and comfort help you and your family through this very sad time Psalms 94:18-19 ”
18 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“To the family of Richard Kenney, particularly Andy and Lois, my sincere sympathy for your loss. ”
19 of 33 | Posted by: Elizabeth Randall - Williston, VT

“From the men and women of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Chapter 26-2 our heartfelt condolences to General Kenney's family and friends. ...Read More »
20 of 33 | Posted by: Michael Gilhooly - VT

“General Kenney was not just a great leader but a FRIEND. RIP My condolences to the family. ”
21 of 33 | Posted by: Paul Parent - Englewood, FL

“So sorry to hear of the passing of a true "Green Mountain Boy". I am so proud to say that I had the pleasure of working with Rich for so many years!...Read More »
22 of 33 | Posted by: Fran Lunderville - Gloucester, VT

“A good honorable man. A great father, amazing grandfather.. We enjoyed Savannah Film Festival several times and it was always a pleasure to see him...Read More »
23 of 33 | Posted by: Mehmet Caglayan - Savannah, GA

“Take comfort in knowing that now you have a guardian angel to watch over you, Rich was a great man and a wonderful leader of the Vermont Air National...Read More »
24 of 33 | Posted by: David Chandler - Salisbury, VT


25 of 33 | Posted by: Paul Parent - Englewood, FL

“To everyone that knew and loved Rich, my condolences. We have all lost a good man. ”
26 of 33 | Posted by: RUSTY HOLCOMB - VT

“Sad day for everyone who knew Rich. Always a smile and a comforting word. You will be missed by all everyone who's life you touch. God speed and...Read More »
27 of 33 | Posted by: Fred Pierce - Lake Placid, FL

“Richard was and will always be in the minds of his fellow prostate cancer brethren.Richard was not only a dedicated military Air Force fighter pilot,...Read More »
28 of 33 | Posted by: Bob Abell - Essex Jct, WA

“Andy, we are so sad to hear of Rich's passing. He was a dear friend. Wally was one of his frustrated golf partners! We are so honored to be included...Read More »
29 of 33 | Posted by: Ann and Wally Stein - Essex Jct, VT

“So very sad to hear of the passing of Rich. Had the honor of serving as a fellow Green Mountain Boy with him where his service was an inspiration to...Read More »
30 of 33 | Posted by: Lloyd Goodrow - Essex Junction, VT

“I was saddened this morning to learn of Rich's passing. Both of us members of he Green Mountain Boys through out our careers, he wasmore than a...Read More »
31 of 33 | Posted by: Warren Lavery - Port St Lucie, FL

“Very sorry for your loss. Jean Cater ”
32 of 33 | Posted by: Jean Cater - Essex Junction, VT

“We are so sorry to hear of Rich's passing. He was a wonderful guy, and a true Vermonter. Our condolences to Jim and Charlotte, as well as all of Rich...Read More »
33 of 33 | Posted by: Rich & Terri Feeley - Ocala, FL


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Richard was born on December 12, 1939 and passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

Richard was a resident of Burlington, Vermont at the time of passing.

Rich graduated from Essex High School 1957 and after thirteen years he finally graduated from the University of Vermont 1970.

Richard was married to Andy.

Visiting hours are at the Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home 9 Pleasant St. Essex Jct. from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday February 24th. A celebration of Rich's life will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday February 25th at the Unitarian Universalist Church 152 Pearl St. Burlington.

A contribution can be made in Rich's honor to either Compassion Choices PO Box 8041 Essex Jct. VT 05452 http:bit.ly2lKpRi7 or the Lake Champlain Land Trust 1 Main St Suite 205 Burlington VT 05401.

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