Orand_Kenney NPKenny “Yank” Orand, 47, died peacefully on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at home under the care of Hospice of South Georgia.

Kenny was born in Washington D.C. but lived most of his life in Texas and Jacksonville, Florida.  He was a roofer by trade and was always known as a hard worker.  Kenny enjoyed fishing but his true passion was motorcycles.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Mickey Malloy and his father, Gerald Don Orand.

Survivors include his fiancé, Mona Lisa Walker of Jesup, GA; six children, Tara and Jessie Orand of Gastonia, North Carolina, Nikki Blankenship of Blacksburg, South Carolina, Jessica Page Orand, Michael Kenneth Orand and Faith Marie Orand all of Jacksonville, Florida; stepmother, Linda Orand of Jesup, GA; two sisters, Denise Orand and Gerry Orand Moore both of Florida and two brothers, Michael Orand of Ashland City, Tennessee and David Springer of Melbourne, Florida.  Four grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Private memorial services will be held by the family at a later date.