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Obituary: Richard “Rick” Kennedy Jr., 63

Richard “Rick” Kennedy Jr., age 63, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2020, in St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.

Rick was born in Galion, Ohio, on October 26,1956 to the late Richard Lee Kennedy Sr, and Patricia Ann Yunker Kennedy.

He worked at Gibson Guitar as a Guitar Luthier. He was a Christian man and a member of Simpkins Chapel United Methodist Church. Rick had many talents and was a good musician. He is survived by his wife Denise, the love of his life; several children, two brothers, five sisters and many grandchildren.

The family chose cremation and no services are planned. Cheatham County Funeral Home 615-792-2552 online condolences at

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