Hearth Esmond Kennedy, 72, resident of Trinity, passed May 15th, 2012 at High Point Regional Hospital. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 Friday at New Grace Baptist Church in Thomasville, NC with Rev. Michael Mabe, Rev. Bobby Robertson and Rev. Greg Lentz officiating. Interment will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday at the Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale. Born February 10th, 1940 in Randolph County, a son to the late C.H. (Duck) and Kate Burge Kennedy. In 1965 he married the former Jacqueline (Jacky) Setzer who survives of the residence. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Samuel “Peety” Kennedy in 1994 and a brother, Harold Wayne Kennedy in 1991. Also surviving are two sons, David Scott Kennedy and wife Carey of Colfax and M. Brett Kennedy of Trinity; and two grandchildren, Jason Scott Kennedy and Claudia Rose Kennedy.