Mr. William Lee (Pete) Kennedy, 73, passed away at his residence on Monday, Sept. 28, 2009 after a brief illness. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 2nd, at Osborn Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, at Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 943 Pinehill Rd., Shreveport, LA, with Pastor Pat Rovell, Sr. officiating. Following will be a graveside service at Memorial Gardens on Victory Ln., Blanchard, LA. Pete was a native of Shreveport, LA and a resident of Blanchard, LA for the past 51 years. He was a lifetime member of Emmanuel Baptist Church where he served his Lord faithfully. Pete also served and retired from the U. S. Army National Guard, 1083rd division and full time Civil Service division. Pete was preceded in death by his wife, Della Kennedy. His survivors include his children, Joanne Hodges, William Kennedy, Jr., Stella Jennings, Jerry Cupit and Sherry Vice. His siblings include, Tressie Head, James Kennedy, Dessie Toal and Roy Kennedy. He also leaves 14 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews along with many lifetime friends. Pete will be greatly missed by family and friends.