Born: Monday Feb 4, 1924

Died: Saturday Jul 11, 2020


William Otis Kennon

February 4, 1924 - July 11, 2020

William Otis Kennon age 96 of 480 Ford Street, Eden, passed away on Saturday July 11, 2020 at his home.

A graveside service will be held 11 am Tuesday  July 14th at Dan View Cemetery with full Military Honors the Rockingham County Veterans Honor Guard and the US Army Honor Guard. Otis will lie-in-state all day Monday and on Tuesday morning for anyone wanting to come by and pay their respects and sign the register book.  The graveside service will be on Fair Funeral Home’s Face Book live for any wanting to view the service.

Mr. Kennon was born, February 4, 1924 in Draper, NC to the late Tom and Ada Massey Kennon. Otis was a WWII US Army Veteran serving in Northern France and the Rhineland as a Military Police where he received the Bronze Star Medal. He retired from Fieldcrest Mills. Otis also worked for his son-in-law at Clarence Hale Auto Parts.

Surviving are wife, Pearl  Smith Kennon of the home; daughter, Lenora K. Hale (Clarence) of Eden; son, Keith Kennon ( Daphne) of Bugs Island; brother, Calvin Kennon (Eunice) of Ruffin; sisters, Betty Strader of Reidsville, Bertie Pruitt of Eden and Christine Handy (Eddie) of Reidsville; grandchildren, Trevor Hale ( Tammy), Todd Hale (Diane) and Lynn Kennon; great grandchildren, Danielle Kennon, Mallory Lasley (Greg), Levi Hale, Triston Hale; great-great grandchildren, Kylee Hale and Colton Wilson.

Online condolences to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com



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Lenora, sorry to hear the lost of your father, my thoughts and prayers goes out to you and your family Otis ( O.T. ) Coleman
OTIS COLEMAN JR

Please except our sincere condolences in the passing of your precious loved one. Know that our prayers are with you during this time, that you will find much comfort in the precious memories that you will forever hold dear.
Mike and Deborah Caudle

My heart goes out to family Otis was most kind hearted person who give u his last dollar. Otis was hard worker who loved animals and kids and loved talk he was best neighbor I ever had my kids and family love Otis to death truly Angel from heaven until we meet again
Fred East

At a time like this, it is difficult to know what to say. We are so sorry to hear about Otis' passing. He meant a lot to each of us, and we know how much he will be missed. His life was a perfect example of a father, husband, grandfather and beautiful person. His testimony wasn't just spoken, he lived it. Our love and prayers go out to each of you.
Mike Armstrong Family

To Clarence,Trevor, Todd and all the Family, so sorry to hear about Otis. A faithful Christian,all around good man. Known Otis for many, many years. Praying for you all.
Robert Hurd

We are so sorry for Otis' passing. We know he's in a peaceful and resting place. Please know y'all are in our thoughts and prayers. May the Lord comfort each of you. May your memories serve you well. Gladys M Hill, Doris H Matkins, & Family
Gladys M Hill, Doris H Matkins & Family

Otis was always so nice and friendly. So sorry to hear of his passing but happy to know he is with the Lord. Prayers for all the family for comfort and peace. much love Alex and Karen
Alex & Karen Vernon

so sorry for your loss. He was a fine gentleman with a great sense of humor.
PAMELA HALE SHEEHAN

So sorry for your loss. God's Blessings to You and Your Family.
Tommy and Frances Hill

Lynn, Danielle and Family, So sorry for the loss of your grandfather and great grand father. May God comfort you in the days ahead.
Becky Martin

Lenora, Trevor told me today about the loss of his grandfather. I am very sorry for you and the rest of the families loss. May God give you comfort and peace. Praying for you all. Shirley Pyron Stone
Shirley Stone

Lenora (Clarence) our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time! We know Papa Otis will be greatly missed and may God wrap his healing arms around all the family! We love you all! Diane Woods and Jeff Hale
Jeffrey hale

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