Billy Neal "Ken" Kennedy Jr., 51, of Hixson, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at the University of Alabama Hospital. A celebration of life service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Hixson United Methodist Church with the Rev. Reed Shell, Rev. Paul Longmire and Dr. Ron Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today at Hixson United Methodist Church. Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road.