James P. Kennedy, 63, of Lake In The Hills passed away March 6, 2018. Born in Chicago March 2, 1955 to the late Jerome and Catherine Kennedy. Beloved husband of Lynnette nee Markendorf; loving father of Paul (Aiza) Kennedy, Stephen (Jessica) Kennedy and Elizabeth (Michael) Volrath; dear brother of Daniel (the late Patricia) Kennedy, Barbara (Jeffery) Payne, Michael (Andrea) Kennedy, Kathleen Kras and fond uncle of numerous nieces and nephews. James was a retired Senior Police Sergeant of the Elk Grove PD, and a retired security officer of the Elk Grove Park District. He was also a Village Trustee of Lake In The Hills and served on the McHenry County Board, as well as chairman of Civilian Operating Board of Valley Hi Nursing Home. James was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. Visitation will be held Friday March 16, 2018 from 3-8pm at Willow Funeral Home 1415 W Algonquin Rd., Algonquin IL. Funeral Saturday 9:15 from funeral home for 10am Mass at St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Church, 1023 McHenry Ave., Crystal Lake. Interment to follow at Windridge Memorial Park, Cary IL.