Joseph Thomas Kennedy

September 15, 2000 ~ April 3, 2021 (age 20)

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McDuffie County

Joseph Thomas Kennedy, 20, of Thomson, Georgia, entered into rest on April 3, 2021. 

He was born in Augusta, Georgia on September 15, 2000 and is the son of Deborah Schulken.  Joseph grew up in McDuffie County, graduated from Thomson High School and played baseball and football for Thomson High School and loved golf, skeet shooting, fishing, playing softball and baseball, loved his Jeep and especially loved his family and friends.  He worked at Plant Vogtle for IBEW-Local 1579 as an electrical apprentice.  Joseph was Baptist by faith and a member of Marshall Baptist Church.  When he was younger, Joseph loved playing in skits at his Church.

Joseph Kennedy is survived by his mother, Deborah Schulken; his grandmother, Doris James; his sister, Brittney McDaniel (Craig) and their son, Caden McDaniel; his uncle, Leonard James (Lisa) and their daughter, Kayla James; his girlfriend, Amy Giles; and numerous other aunts and uncles and cousins.

A Memorial Service will be held at Beggs Funeral Home Chapel, 799 Cobbham Road, Thomson, Georgia at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, with Dr. Mark Sellers officiating.  The family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service. 

Per CDC requirements, the family will be observing social distancing, and masks are requested and appreciated.  Due to the current national health concern, the family would appreciate phone calls, cards, texts, and e-mails.

Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Rd., Thomson, Georgia is honored to serve the family of Joseph Thomas Kennedy.


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April 7, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Beggs Funeral Home
799 Cobbham Rd.
Thomson, Georgia 30824

Memorial Service
April 7, 2021

2:00 PM
Beggs Funeral Home Chapel
799 Cobbham Rd.
Thomson, Georgia 30824

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