Wayne M. Kennedy | Passages

KEYPORT — Wayne M. Kennedy of Keyport passed away on Sept. 30. He was 88.

Wayne was born on July 24, 1924 to Harry and Hulda (Bengston) Kennedy in Seattle. He was a graduate of North Kitsap High School and the University of Washington.

Wayne honorably served his country with the U.S. Navy during WWII. After leaving active duty, Wayne worked for many years at Bangor Base and for the Keyport Torpedo Station.

On May 11, 1962, Wayne married Elaine Clark in Keyport. He was a member of the Keyport Bible Church and was an avid fan of the Mariners. Wayne also enjoyed reading non-fiction books and working in the yard.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Norman; and stepson, Jim C. Fox.  Wayne’s memory will live on with his wife of 50 years, Elaine, of Keyport; brother, Donald Sr., of Keyport; grandchildren, Frank and Stacey Fox; great-grandchildren, Branson, Dakota and Jamie; great-great-granddaughter, McKenna; and numerous nieces, nephews, and good friends.

A memorial service will be held at Keyport Bible Church on Oct. 13, 1 p.m. Interment was at Cherry Grove Memorial Park in Poulsbo.

Memorial donations can be made to Keyport Bible Church, P.O. Box 257, Keyport, WA 98345-0257.  An online memorial can be seen at

— Family of Wayne M. Kennedy


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