FAYETTEVILLE - Ret. Army 1st Sgt. James Wallace Kennedy, 95, of Fayetteville, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. James was preceded in death by his wife, A. Inez Kennedy; daughter, Shirley A. Schallert; grandson, James P. Schallert; and brother, Gene Kennedy. He is survived by his granddaughter, Lisa Hall and husband Eddie; grandson, Robert W. Schallert; five great grandchildren, Ashley, Courtney, and Johnathon Hall, and James and Amber Schallert; four great-great grandchildren, Caleb Hall, Bentley Stewart, and Mia and Akai Reed; and two brothers, Olin and Kenneth Kennedy. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight, Jan. 25, 2018 at Pinecrest Funeral and Cremation Services of Hope Mills. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 at Cumberland Memorial Gardens in Fayetteville. James will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved him.