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Jeremiah A. “Jake” Kenney, 28, of
Alexis, IL, passed away at 10:20 a.m., Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at OSF Holy
Family Medical Center, Monmouth.
He was born on November 12, 1990
in Galesburg, IL the son of Mark Lyle and Ruth Irene (Dyer) Kenney. Jake was raised and educated in Alexis and
graduated from United High School in 2009.
He attended Monmouth College.
Jake worked at Shopko and County
Market through his school years then joined the family painting business,
becoming a partner with his dad in operating M & J Kenney Painting. He enjoyed being outdoors, playing horseshoes,
softball, and partying with his friends and family.
Jake is survived by his father,
Mark (Teresa Morrison) Kenney of Alexis, IL, his mother, Ruth Kenney of
Washington, PA; his siblings, Sarah (Jason) Horner of Kirkwood, IL, Markus
Kenney of Sherrard, IL, Chris Snow of Tampa, FL, Nick Snow of Urbandale, IA,
Rachel Kenney of Galesburg, IL, Jesse Kenney of Alexis, IL; paternal
grandfather, Lyle Kenney of Galesburg, IL; several aunts, uncles, nieces and
nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by his
maternal grandparents, Ronald and Jeannine Dyer and paternal grandmother,
A Gathering of Family &
Friends for a Celebration of Life will be 5:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, September 13,
2019 at the Alexis Field House, Alexis, IL.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
Memorials can be made to the Jake Kenney Memorial Fund. McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and
Crematory, Monmouth, is in charge of the arrangements. For more information or to leave an online
condolence please visit, www.mcguireanddaviesfuneralhome.com.