KENNEDY, James Garrett, of Mechanicsville, went to be with the Lord Sunday, June 23, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harrell and Doris Kennedy; and is survived by his loving wife, Diane R. Kennedy; beloved dog, Sadie; three daughters, Jennifer, Rebekah and Katherine Kennedy; son, Michael Hechler; five grandchildren, Naomi Jones, Bailey Gunn, Quinn Kennedy, Gabe Kennedy and Miles Propst; and three great-grandchildren, Kaylee, Rowen and Kennedy Jones. Jim was a native of Richmond and a graduate of Hermitage High School. He was an extremely talented cabinet maker, which brought him and others much joy his entire life. Jim was an avid hunter and member of Five Forks Hunt Club. He was a member and deacon at Mechanicsville Baptist Church. Jim was a kind, caregiving and loving man who will be deeply missed. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Mechanicsville Baptist Church with a memorial service beginning at 11 a.m. Interment will be private.