James Kenney

Baker City, 1954-2018

James A. Kenney, 64, of Baker City, died March 9, 2018, at his home.

His memorial service will be Saturday, March 17 at 11 a.m. at the St. Francis de Sales Cathedral, First and Church streets.

James “Jim” Kenney was born on Jan. 5, 1954, at Skowhegan, Maine, the son of Emil and Lula Kenney and son to his beloved stepmother, Joyce Kenney.

Jim had many interests. He was a man’s man, a deep thinker, an inventor, and a lover of the woods. He appreciated and preferred the simple things. He loved the Lord, his wife and children tremendously and his grandchildren even more.

Jim is survived by the love of his life of 25 years, his wife. Debra Kenney; his daughter, Christina, her husband, Carlos, and grandsons Vincent and Jaxson; his only son, Daniel, his wife, Shawna, and granddaughter Olivia; his daughter, Michelle, her hus band, Justin, and two grandchildren, Brianna and Joshua; his daughter, Melissa, and first grandson Frankie; his daughter, Candace, her husband, Jason, and grandchildren Abbey and Jake; his daughter, Andrea, and grandson Dimitri; his daughter, Jeanette, and grandsons Connor and Jared; he is also remembered by his mother-in-law, Carol Lafreniere; his siblings, Robert, Kathleen and David; and numerous cousins, nephews and nieces. He will be greatly missed by many.

For those who would like to make a donation in memory of Jim, the family asks that you make it to Billie Ruth Bootsma Foundation through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Online condolences may be made at www. tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com