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Thomas Coe Kennard III

October 25, 1950 ~ October 24, 2018 (age 67)

Thomas Coe Kennard III, age 67, of Troy, passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Kettering Medical Center.  He was born October 25, 1950 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Thomas Coe Jr. and Ann E. (Fager) Kennard.  

Tom is survived by his wife: Jan K. (Downing) Kennard; step-children: Violet (Patrick) McKibben; Nickolas Brower; and Tom Brower, all of Troy; step grandchildren:  Chelsea, Cori, Clay, Bradley, Brooke, Kailee, Audrey, and Peyton; step great grandchildren: Damian, Zoey, and Aria; sister: Karen (William) Doyel of Minneapolis, MN;  nieces: Stephanie and Heather; and many extended family and friends.

Tom was 1968 graduate of Beavercreek High School and a 1972 graduate of Bowling Green State University.  He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Antioch Shrine Temple.   He was a truck driver for USF Holland.   Tom was an avid Buckeye and Reds fan and loved flying.

A Graveside Service will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Riverside Cemetery, Troy.  Friends and family may visit with the family from 9:30 to 10:00 AM on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Baird Funeral Home, Troy.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607 or the donor’s favorite charity.  Condolences may be expressed to the family at












Donations may be made to:

Samaritan's Purse
PO Box 3000, Boone NC 28607

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