David Kennedy Obituary
At the age of 82 years, David Kennedy, co-founder of ad agency passed away, on October 10, 2021.
On May 31, 1939, in Wichita, Kansas, Kennedy was born into the family of wildcat drillers. He grew up close to oil fields and at a very young age, he became the apprentice of welder and went on to study art.
Kennedy graduated from the university in 11962, and move to Chicago.
He is married to Kathleen Murphy and they both had five children.
On April Fool”s day in Portland, 1982, Kennedy team up with Dan Wieden to launch the independent ad agency, which was known as W+K and it became an advertising powerhouse, known for its iconic Nike campaigns.
Wieden+kennedy, on twitter said, Kenny legacy and spirit will live on forever in their hearts and work.