Dr. Kennon was born on September 28, 1922 and passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2017.
Dr. Kennon was a resident of Opelika, Alabama at the time of passing.
He was a 1946 graduate of Auburn University where he also served as an Assistant Professor in the School of Business. Dr. Kennon received his M.B.A. in 1948 followed by his Ph.D in 1954 both from the University of Chicago.
Walter Kennon proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1943 to 1946.
A funeral service for Dr. Kennon will be held at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. Friday January 13 2017 in the chapel officiated by Reverend Rick Lane. Interment will follow in Rosemere Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers Dr. Kennon would request your donation be sent to First United Methodist Church of Opelika.