Joe Alton Kennard

June 30, 1944 ~ March 10, 2018

Joe Alton Kennard

            Joe Kennard, son of the late Manion George Wilkerson Kennard and Margie Webb Kennard was born on June 30, 1944 at Peach Orchard, Missouri and departed this life on March 10, 2018 at the Miner Nursing Center in Miner, Missouri at the age of 73 years.

Mr. Kennard was the very best auto detailer in Southeast Missouri for over 45 years. He was a member of Dexter Church of Christ and a resident of Bertrand, Missouri.

Survivors include four sons, David Kennard of Russellville, Arkansas, Pete Kennard (Susan) and Todd Kennard (Tracey) all of Sikeston, Missouri; Tim Kennard (Candy) of Dexter, Missouri; by two daughters, Sharon Meyer (Larry) of Scott City, Missouri and Lisa Heuring (Darrell) of New Hamburg, Missouri; one brother, Frank Kennard of Springfield, Missouri, by fifteen grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren on the way.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four brother, A.J. Kennard, Ray Kennard, Shorty Kennard, and Charlie Kennard; by one sister Pauline Kennard.

Friends may call at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. on Monday, March 12, 2018.  Funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter with Clyde Jacques officiating.  Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.