James “Grant” Kennaway, of North Kingstown, died Friday, November 22, 2019 at Greenville Skilled Nursing. He was the husband of Marjorie A. “Midge” Kennaway for 42 years. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he was a son of the late James T. and Loretta (Murphy) Kennaway.
Grant was a graduate of North Providence High School and the New York Institute of Photography. A veteran, he served in the US Marine Corps. He was an avid runner and gardener.
Besides Midge, he leaves four sons, Todd Kennaway of Colorado, Justin Kennaway of North Kingstown, Joel Kennaway of Narragansett, Jeffrey Kennaway of Providence, and five grandchildren, Liam, Sierra, Ty, Taylor, and Shamus Kennaway. He was the brother of Gail L. Martish and Bruce G. Kennaway, and the late Joan and Glenn Kennaway.
His funeral service, with military honors, will be held Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 12 noon in the Robbins Funeral Home, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave, North Providence. A visitation will be held prior to the service from 11 AM to 12 PM. Burial will be private.
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