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Dr. Donald Scott Kennady
(July 6, 1929 - August 21, 2014)


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Donald Scott Kennady, M.D. went to be with our Lord on August 21, 2014. He was born July 6, 1929, in Richmond, Virginia, the son of Stanford Dyson and Helen McRae Kennady. The youngest of four, he was prededed in death by his three siblings, McRae Kennady, Dea Davis and Ann Capehart. Dr. Kennady graduated from Jefferson High School in San Antonio, and from Trinity University in 1951. He recieved his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Texas, Galveston in 1954. He had been a caring family physician since 1959 until his retirement in 1999. He was loved by his patients and a well respected community leader for many years, after serving in the United States Army as a Captain in the Medical Corps for two years and on inactive duty for six years. A dedicated Rotarian, Dr. Kennady had perfect attendance for 30 years. He was a Paul Harris Fellow and a mentor to many. Dr. Kennady is survived by his wife of 35 years, Jan Kennady, and two daughters, Shannon and Jan Leslie Kennady, as well as three step-children, Lisa, Rocky and Vance Lockwood, who gave him five loving grandchildren and one great grand child. An avid barbershopper, he was a charter member of the Hill Country Chorus and a member of several quartets as an accomplished baritone. He loved people and was known for his kindness and keen sense of humor. He had a sterling character and was a very loving, giving man who always put others before himself. It was common knowledge that he took care of his wife like a mother hen, always available to do whatever was necessary to make her life comfortable. Services will be held at New Braunfels Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, August 26 at 3:00 p.m. with a reception to follow. Memorials may be made to New Braunfels Presbyterian Church or the charity of your choice.

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