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Okumu, Kennedy O.

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August 5, 1986 - November 21, 2014

Okumu, Kennedy O.

In Loving Memory of Kennedy Otieno Okumu

August 5, 1986 – November 21, 2014

Beloved father, family and friend to many, Kennedy passed away at Mama Lucy Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya. The son of Grace A. Ojwang and Joel N. Okumu; father to Paxton and Shamandra.

He graduated high school from Usenge High School and then enrolled into Kenya Polytechnic where he studied IT before immigrating to the Dallas, Texas area. He worked at Sunrise Senior Living before joining the United States Marine Corp. He went to San Diego, California where he successfully completed Basic Combat Training before transferring to Florida where he again successfully completed his Advanced Initial Training as an Aviation Mechanic.

The family will receive friends for a time of visitation from 6:00-8:00 P.M., Friday evening, December 12, 2014 at ARIA Funeral Home 19310 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas 75252. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Hunters Glen Baptist Church 4001 Custer Road, Plano, Texas 75023. A graveside service will be held the same day at Restland Memorial Park in Dallas at 1:00 P.M.

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252



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Grace Nyabilo

December 29, 2014 3:14PM

My dear Grace Ian very sorry for your loss. I can't even imagine the sorrow. May God give you the strength to carry on

Celestine Oleynik

December 15, 2014 6:26PM

Okumu to enying mane aluongi godo kane watiyo kany achiel. Kweli tuta kumiss. May your soul rest in eternal peace. As for mama Grace, Ruth oriti kendo omiyi teko e saa mochachnie mo ogwedhi bende. Bed gi Ruoth mama. Wan Kodi to kendo waduoko ni erokamano kuom rwako wa eodi. Ruoth obed kodi gi Familia te.

Julius-silva ipoga

December 13, 2014 11:46AM

Ken... my very humble friend, will miss our arguments over who plays first on the pool table. Sleep well my friend... till we meet again.

Roselyn Nziradzemhuka

December 12, 2014 9:17PM

Kennedy has completed his journey. He will be dearly missed by his mother Grace. May his soul rest in peace.
Grace, you will always be in my thoughts and prayers. God loves you and He will wipe away your tears.

Grace Yambo

December 12, 2014 5:39PM

Grace, my condolences to your family. May God give you peace and strength to see you through this difficult time.

Regina and Lavinia

December 12, 2014 11:05AM

To Grace and Family: We send our condolences at this most trying time in your life. we pray that the God Lord holds your hand as you go through this.May he grant Kennedy eternal rest. KEN REST IN PEACE. You were a special person.

Malachi Pire

December 12, 2014 3:56AM

Rest in peace Ken,On behalf of your Friends and relatives in Nairobi Kenya. We will miss you marine.

Charity Kiragu

December 12, 2014 12:44AM

Rest In peace Kennedy, Mama Grace, Tom and the entire family may the lord give you unlimited comfort during this time. May you find comfort knowing that Ken is watching over you " Mungu Umlaze mahali pema"

Norah Otieno

December 12, 2014 12:21AM

We'll dearly miss you brother. Its too soon to c you leave us coldly. We know its a road that none of us can miss. May the Lord rest your soul in Peace. "The God of Love & Peace shall be with you" 2 Corinthians 13:11.

Oscar Onyango Okumu

December 11, 2014 11:28PM

As my brother is laid to rest, peace be withing our hearts as a family and even friend. May the LORD see us through this hard times... Mama Grace and Thomas, we àre together in this as a family. Condolences from Kenya...

Christine Otiende

December 11, 2014 9:42PM

My heartfelt condolences to you and your family during this trying time. May our loving father give you strength and comfort. Rest in Peace Ken.

petrinade mulwa

December 11, 2014 8:05PM

My heart is heavy for your departure but we will meet again .Rest in peace kido till my day comes. To the Family mother Grace brother Thomas and the entire family and Friends God comfort you and give you peace that only comes from him.

Judy Onyango

December 11, 2014 4:34PM

Grace, I am so sorry for your loss my sister. I know in my heart that God will surely give you and the entire family Peace. Though you are passing through this valley of the shadow of death, may you not have any fear, for our dear Lord and Savior will never leave your side. We will continue praying for you and the family. May his soul R.I.P.

Lydiah Macharia

December 11, 2014 3:14PM

Rest in peace.

Patricia Atieno

December 11, 2014 1:36PM

My sincere condolence go to Grace Tom and family. May the Lord grant you inner peace during this time of yor great loss.My prayers are with you.

Jo Davis-Love

December 11, 2014 1:18PM

I offer my condolences to Grace and family. May God be with you during your time of bereavement. My prayers are with you.

sarah Ogaga

December 11, 2014 1:17PM

Pole sana Grace, Hod be with you and the restvof the family in this trying time, He will wipe away your tears,and be your comforter, my family is praying for you
Pole sana