Michael J. Kenney of Fort Lauderdale passed away at his home the morning of October 8th 2016. Michael is survived by his son Ryan, (Erika) and his son Christopher. His step daughter Nicole, (Emmanuel) and step daughter Kristen, (Oscar). His seven grandchildren Christopher Jr., Sadie, Xavier, Elton, Maria, EJ and Isaac. His sister Pattie, (Keith), brother Tim, (Jane), brother Kevin, (Vickie), sister Bonnie, (Jack). Niece/Nephews Bree, Sean and Steven. Michael is preceded in death by his wife Gloria, (Nicole and Kristen). His first wife Cyndy (Ryan and Chris). His mother Sandy and father Harry. Michael was born February 14th 1954 at Broward General Hospital. Michael grew up playing little/pony league baseball in Holiday Park and competing in soap box derby racing. He graduated from Fort Lauderdale High School class of 1972. He was a member of the Greenback Surf Club and worked at J.T Reese Taxidermist before joining the fire service. Michael was hired with Fort Lauderdale Fire Dept. on April 4th 1977 becoming a second generation Fort Lauderdale Fireman following his father Harry M. Kenney. After 29 years of service he retired at the rank of Lieutenant on February 14th 2006. His son Ryan is currently serving as the third generation with Fort Lauderdale Fire Dept. Michael went on to enjoy his love of Harley Davidson Motorcycles and continued to run his striping business after retirement up until the day of his passing. Michael had a love and devotion for the City of Fort Lauderdale and the fire service. The outpouring of love and prayer in the community have meant so much to our family and we would like to thank you. In the last years of Michaels life, he shared most of his time with a woman to whom we are so very thankful for, Caroline, who watched over, cared for and loved Mike. You will always be a part of our family. Thank you to all the Doctors and staff at Holy Cross Hospital. A memorial service is to be held Friday October 14th at 11am at The Sanctuary Church, 1400 N. Federal highway, Ft. Lauderdale. followed by a celebration of his life at the Firefighters Benevolent Hall. In lieu of flowers we are asking you send or bring donations for the Fort Lauderdale FBA Hall. 309 SW 26th Street Fort Lauderdale FL ,33315 or to Fort Lauderdale Fire and Safety Museum. Arrangements entrusted to Edwards Cremation & Funeral Services, Wilton Manors. Online condolences can be shared at edkalis.com.