William R. Kenyon Sr.


William R. Kenyon Sr., 85, a retired rescue Battalion Chief for the Warwick Fire Department passed away Friday, February 7, 2020 at the Briarcliffe Gardens in Johnston. He was the husband of the late Joan C. (Fitzpatrick) Kenyon.

Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Clarence W. and Constance Kenyon. William was the beloved father of William R. Kenyon Jr. (PFD Battalion Chief ret.) and his wife Susan and Kathleen A. Motulski and her husband Michael. Loving grandfather of: Marshall, James, Zachary Motulski, Paige Nelson and the late Kory Kenyon. He is also survived by seven loving great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Norris Kenyon.

His funeral service was held Tuesday, February 11, 2020 in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel. Burial was at Pawtuxet Memorial Park, Warwick. Visiting hours were February 10th.

Special thanks to Briarcliffe Gardens staff and Beacon Hospice staff for their kind care and compassion.


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