James Martin (Jimmy) Kennedy, Jr., 48, of Magee passed away Friday, February 10, 2012, in Australia, where he worked as a barge engineer. Born in Brandon on December 21, 1963, a son of the late Opal (Watson) and James M. Kennedy, Jimmy is survived by: his wife, Sylvia (Easterling); two sons ,Martin (Laya) and Dakota; one grandchild, Gage Martin: and two sisters, Polly (Jerry) Warren, of Magee; and Joyce (Charles) Dear, of Florence.  He was preceded in death by a brother, John Kennedy.

Visitation will be Saturday, February 25, 2012, from 5 pm until 8 pm at Tutor Funeral Home, Magee.  Religious service will be at Tutor Funeral Home Chapel, Magee, at 2:00 pm on Sunday, February 26, 2012,  with Rev. Charles Ray Burnham officiating.  Interment will be in Magee City Cemetery.