JACOB D. KENNELL, 22, of New Haven, died Sunday, June 8, 2014 at home with his family by his side. Born in Fort Wayne, he played power soccer at Turnstone. He also loved BBQ and was an avid watcher of the Food Network. The movie buff and gamer could also be found trying his luck at the slot machines and loved scratch offs. A lover of music, he could test your knowledge with lyrics, especially in the genre of 80′s hair bands like AC/DC and Alice Cooper. Jacob is survived by his mother and step-father, Connie and John Robb; siblings, Sam Kennell of Marion, Ohio and Rachael Kennell of Fort Wayne; and grandparents, Bonnie Leamon of New Haven, and Ann and Wayne Kennell, Sr. of New Haven. He was preceded in death by his father Tom Kennell in 2011; and grandfather, Donald C. Leamon. Graveside service is 10 a.m. Thursday at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, 1109 Hartzell Rd., New Haven followed by burial. Pastor John DiMarzio, Sr. officiating. Preferred memorials are to Muscular Dystrophy Association or Turnstone Center for Disable Children and Adults. To share online condolences go to www.harperfuneralhome.com

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