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Kevin Kendrick

Feb 25th, 1955 - Sep 21st, 2017

Celebration of Life:  ​6 p.m. Saturday, September 30, 2017, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home

Visitation:  4 p.m. until the time of service on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home

 

   John Kevin Kendrick, age 62, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Thursday afternoon, September 21, 2017, at home in the care of his loving family.

   He was born February 25, 1955, in Johnston City, the son of the late Weldon and Dorothy (DiPietro) Kendrick.  He was united in marriage to Nancy Reid on April 9, 1983, during a ceremony at the Cisne Christian Church.

   Kevin, or “KK” to most of his friends, will be remembered for his great sense of humor and often being the life of the party, while making certain those around him were enjoying themselves as well.  Sharing family time during holidays, especially Christmas, are some of the best cherished memories.  In recent months, his grandson and granddaughters became the shining light of his life.  A graduate of Fairfield High School where he was active in sports, he went on to attend Austin Peay State University where he was a football recruit and a member of Pi Kappa Alpha.  He was a member of Flora Elks Lodge #1659, and served on the advisory board for the newly-formed No More Nicotine (NMN) Club in Flora in 1994.  For many years, Kevin worked in the oil fields and was a member of the Laborers Union, and most recently had been part of the security department at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.  He enjoyed spending days visiting the beach during getaways, playing golf, and had an interest in fishing and woodworking.  Lastly, Kevin wouldn’t want to leave out that he was a tried-and-true fan of both the St. Louis Cardinals and Alabama Crimson Tide.

   He is survived by his wife: Nancy Kendrick of Flora; 2 daughters: Leslie (husband Cody) Brubaker of Iuka and Megan (husband Jared) Payne of Louisville; 3 grandchildren: Thea, Bryar, and Kadalynn; a brother: Sidney (wife Toni) Kendrick of Bloomington; a sister Marcia (husband Jerry) Blades of Broomfield, Colorado; and several nieces and nephews.

   A Celebration of Life Service for Kevin Kendrick will be held 6 p.m., Saturday, September 30, 2017, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Friends and relatives are invited to a time of visitation from 4 p.m. until the time of service on Saturday.  Memorial contributions are suggested to Clay County Hospice and will be accepted through the funeral home.   

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Bill and Robin Atwood

September 22nd

To Ms Nancy and your lovely family, prayers of comfort to each!!

Cindy McCormack-Green

September 22nd

Nancy, I was so sorry to hear of Kevin's passing. I'm keeping you and the rest of your family in my thoughts and prayer's. Your former Sorority Sister, Cindy

Jackie Ellis

September 22nd

Nancy and girls Thinking of you at thus time.

V Guerrettaz

September 22nd

May you all find peace and comfort during this difficult time and may his soul Rest In Peace.

Danny&Brenda Bradham

September 22nd

Nancy Megan and Leslie and families we are so sorry for your loss Kevin was a great guy may God comfort you and this hour of sorrow

Sue Hampsten

September 22nd

To the Kendrick family, our thoughts and prayers go out. May you have the comfort and peace from God's loving arms. Blessings to you from the Hampsten family

Jim and Aleta Tackitt

September 22nd

Diane and Wayne Becker

September 22nd

Nancy, Leslie ,Megan so sorry to hear about Kevin's passing. Our prayers are with you during this difficult time..

Phil Wiley

September 22nd

Heaven will never be the same now that K.K. has arrived and oh the reunions that are going on. He is a Good Man that will be missed by so many but NEVER FORGOTTEN !

Lajeana Durham

September 22nd

My condolences to the Kendrick Family

Archie & Pam Kincaid

September 22nd

Thoughts & Prayers to the family.

Annette Wray

September 22nd

Nancy and family I am truly sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers.

Doug & Debbie (Showalters) Slover

September 22nd

Our sincere sympathies go out to KK's family and many friends during this difficult time.

Alan and Kischa foy

September 22nd

Words cannot express what this man has meant to me even though only knowing him for a few years. Nancy, Leslie, and Megan my thought and prayers are with you and thank you for sharing such a wonderful man.

Roger and Becky Irvin

September 22nd

Nancy, Leslie, Megan and families. We are praying for you all during this difficult time of Kevin's passing. May God Bless you all. Kevin was a great friend and Co-worker at Good Sam. Love you all.

Toby Bullard &Patty Mccormick

September 22nd

We so sorry for your loss Nancy and Magen and the whole family he was a wonderful man he will be missed

Nancy Dehart

September 22nd

So very sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.

Deb Ritchie

September 22nd

Thoughts and prayers for family, friends, and acquaintances.

Terri Surrell & Family

September 22nd

Dear Nancy & girls, We were so sorry to hear of Kevin's passing. I will never forget the special times we shared in Flora or your friendship. Thoughts and prayers are with you all. Terri, Kaycie & Matt

Bill & Chris Thompson

September 22nd

So very sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers!

Troy and Sandy Thomas

September 22nd

Thinking of you and your family. So sorry for your loss

Troy and Sandy Thomas

September 22nd

Thinking of you and your family. So sorry for your loss

Trudy Zimmerman Stanford

September 22nd

I am so sorry to hear this . Prayers to you Nancy and family. He will be greatly missed.

Gayla Cox

September 22nd

So very sorry to hear of Kevin's passing. We were in school together in Fairfield, Class of 73.

Steve Lirely

September 22nd

To KK's family, I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of Kevin. He was a good friend to me during my one year at Fairfield High School. I've always remembered how well he treated others and kept all of us laughing. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

Rhonda Windland

September 22nd

I am so sorry for you loss. He was a special person.

Carmen Van Pelt

September 22nd

Kevin was a wonderful person and words can't express how sorry I am. Thinking of you guys and remembering the good times.

Jill McNeely

September 22nd

Nancy. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Kk was such a generous and kindhearted person. He will be missed by many

Glenda Cooper

September 22nd

Nancy and family I am so sorry for your lose, I pray God will be with you and your family at this awful time. Your always so kind to others.

Pat Williams

September 23rd

I am so sorry, Nancy. I will lift you & your family up in prayers. He was so fun to work with.

Jason Alan Newell

September 23rd

He was a great guy! Always very helpful to me when I owned the funeral home. He will sure be missed. Sorry for your loss.

Ella Mix

September 23rd

Sorry for your loss . Prayers for you and the girls and their families

Dan & Dodie Payne

September 23rd

Dear Nancy & family. So sorry for your loss. Hugs & prayers.

Stacy Minor and Family

September 25th

We are so deeply sorry for your loss of Kevin. ...he is such a kind man and will be missed by many! May God surround you all with the peace of knowing his love for you and help you through this painful difficult time. Rest in peace Kevin and enjoy the pearly gates of heaven!

Kristi Hornung

September 23rd

So sorry for your loss. Nancy, keeping you and the girls in our prayers 🙏

Kayla Xanders

September 23rd

Thinking of the family. Hadn't seen Kevin in probably 38 years but he was a fun, sweet, kind man.

Marge Wilson

September 23rd

Thoughts and Thoughts and Prayers prayers

Jill and Billy Andrews

September 23rd

Billy has lots of fond memories in the oil business speaking with Kevin. He was also a friend to Sid. Sad to hear of Kevin's passing. He will be missed by many.

BJ Reynolds and Tisha Vasi

September 23rd

We both had the pleasure of knowing and working with Kevin at GSAM. Our thoughts are with your family.

JD & Sherry West

September 23rd

So sorry to here of Kevin's passing. He was a great guy to work with at Good Sam. Praying for the family.

Tommy and Jennie Wheat

September 23rd

Nancy, thinking of you and your family. You are in our prayers.

Linda States

September 24th

Dear Nancy, You might not remember me by name, but I enjoyed visiting with you when you came out to Debbie's shop. You were on duty the night I came in to have our first son. You're in my thoughts and prayers.

Tina & Brad Briscoe

September 26th

Nancy & family so sorry for your loss. We are not to question but believe we will be reunited some day. Prayer for all of you & hope the pain will ease. God Bless

Jim and Rhonda Lewis

September 27th

So sorry for you loss, prayers for you and your family.

Jeff

September 28th

Jeff and Shari Harvey

September 28th

KK - you will always be fondly remembered and missed greatly!

Susan Kebodeaux

September 28th

I'm so sorry for your loss. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Linda Hutchcraft

September 29th

Nancy and family, my thoughts & prayers are with you at this very difficult time. Kevin was a wonderful, funny man & great co-worker. He will be sadly missed.

Bob Croughan

October 7th

I went all through school with Kevin in Fairfield. He was one of the good guys. I was deeply saddened to hear of his passing. My thoughts are with his family.

Bob and Kathy Russell

October 5th

Lifting you up to the Comforter

 

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