Michael Karl Kennedy passed away on June 18th, 2012. He is preceded in death by his mother Maxine Kennedy and sister Kristi Higginbotham. Loving son of Karl F. Kennedy, and of his niece Kathy Young, nephew Steven Higginbotham, and grand nephews Thomas and Owen Young. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, June 24th, 2012 at Earthman Bellaire Funeral Home (6700 Ferris Street) at 2pm. Michael served his country with honor as a meteorologist in the United States Air Force, retiring in 1992. After retirement, Michael continued to serve his community by donating countless hours to Meals on Wheels and at Southwest Memorial Hospital.