HELPER - Larry William Kennick, age 26, passed away Oct. 24, 2012.
He was born Jan. 29, 1986 in Price to Larry Kim and Dee Ann Burton Kennick.
He was a graduate of Carbon High School Class of 2004 and received his Bachelors in Hydro-Geology/Engineering from Utah State University in May of 2011.
William's greatest joy in life was spending time with his family, especially the bond he had with his mother and brother. His compassion and love for his father was unconditional and everlasting. His most memorable times were spent hunting and enjoying the outdoors with his father, his brother and all of his buddies. His love for the outdoors also allowed him to enjoy hiking, snowshoeing, snowboarding, rafting, mountain biking, racing motor cross and spending countless hours on his geological expeditions. William had a kind word for everyone, a gentle heart, a beautiful smile, a brilliant mind and a spirit larger than life that is now set free.
Rest in peace, our sweet William.
Survived by his mother and step-father Dee Ann Burton (Greg) Finger; brother, Dustin Kennick; step-brother, Chris Finger; grandmothers, Antoinette Burton, Doris Bottoms; many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and community of dear friends. Will had a dog named "Duke" that was his best buddy and companion.
He was preceded in death by his father, Larry Kim Kennick; grandfathers, Kenneth Bottoms, Carly Burton Sr.; and cousin, Carly Burton Jr.
Funeral service was held Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at the Mitchel Furneral Home. Interment, Mt. View Cemetery, Helper. In remembrance of Will the family suggests donations to the USU Department of Geology.
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