Roger was born September 7, 1951 to the late Walter and Mildred E. Kennedy, he passed away unexpectedly at home on Tuesday December 10, 2019. Services will be at Weldon's funeral home on Main Street in Penn Yan on Saturday December 21, 2019 at 11am, with burial to follow at Lakeview cemetery. He was self employed as a drywaller and worked for Painters Local Union 31 until he retired in 2001. He liked to spend his free time playing in both darts and pool leagues. He is survived by his two daughters; Rhonda (Karl) Wilkins of Clyde, Bambi (Jamie) Eldredge of Waterloo. Grandchildren; Kelli Mero, Kyle (Dessirae), Kale (Jessica), Jonathon (Amanda), and Christopher Wilkins, Jamie and Justin Eldredge, Holley Comfort, Dustin and Takoda Lurcock. Great grandchildren; Cadence Mero, Karson, Paisley, Harley, Maci, Lucas, Lincoln, Madyson, and Connor Wilkins, LeiAnna Almekinder and Mercy Comfort. His brother Charles Kennedy of Penn Yan. Several nieces, nephews, cousins and his beloved companion, Little Bit. Roger was predeceased by his wife of 46 years, Theresa J Hurlbert, daughter Shirley Lurcock, grandson Rodney Comfort Jr. and his dog Bo.