Obituary of Kennedy Leihsing

Kennedy Ladine Leihsing, age 15, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at the Via Christi Emergency Room in Ft. Scott.

She was born March 27, 2006, in Ft. Scott, the daughter of Winona Jolene Bosley and Scott Ryan Perkins, who was her daddy figure.

Kennedy was currently a sophomore at Fort Scott High School.

She will be remembered for her loving and outgoing personality. She enjoyed drawing, singing, sewing and doing crafts. She also liked to read books to her younger siblings and write poems. Kennedy loved her family and especially enjoyed going on outings with her “Pee-Paw”.

Kennedy loved watching Mack Evans and learning about Jesus. She accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Lord and Savior and her family finds comfort in knowing that she is with Him in heaven.

Survivors include her mother, Winona Bosley, Scott Perkins and grandparents, David Bosley and Avis Leihsing Bosley all of Ft. Scott and siblings, Lance, Luke, Clayton, Tanner, Chandler, Jordan, Drake, Dillon, Trinity and Kendall. Also surviving are aunt and uncles, Chad and Sara Bosley and Steve Bosley and great-uncle and great-aunt, Eric and Iris Byrd.

She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents, Junior and Darlene Leihsing and great-great-grandmother, May Jones.

Rev. Paul Rooks will conduct funeral services at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 2nd at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Kennedy Leihsing Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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