Asel Lee Kennedy, age 74, of Morgantown, passed away Friday, April 6, 2018 at Mon Health Medical Center with his family by his side. Asel was born in Westover on January 12, 1944, a son of the late Paul Lee Kennedy and Stella Grubb Kennedy Brand.
Asel graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science degree and was an active member of the Sugar Grove Presbyterian Church. Asel was a longtime Monongalia County Extension Agent and served as a Monongalia County Commissioner. He was active in community affairs, serving with the FFA and the Monongalia County Fair board. Asel enjoyed his farm, a good game of golf and being with his family. He was greatly loved and will be deeply missed.
Asel is survived by his wife of 55 years, Nancy Blaker Kennedy; daughter, Stephanie Burger and husband Michael of Houston, TX; son, Eric Kennedy and wife Chanin of Boston, MA; grandchildren, Rachel Welcher and husband John, Tori Broussard and husband Daniel, Chris Kennedy and wife Cietta, Megan Kennedy, Maddie Kennedy, and Abby Kennedy; great grandchildren, Juliette Kennedy and Blaker Broussard; sisters, Lola Trickett, Rose Ledsome, and Mary Nations; and brothers, John Kennedy and William Kennedy.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Asel’s memory to United Way 278C Spruce Street Morgantown, WV 26505.
Friends may gather at McCulla Funeral Home on Sunday, April 8, 2018 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm and on Monday from 10 am until the 11 am service with Rev. Leonard Graham officiating. McCulla Funeral Home will provide cremation services following the service and online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McCulla.com