SPRINGFIELD – Donovan Alexander Kennedy, age 20, died on Wednesday, November 25, 2009 in Springfield.
He was born on February 11, 1989, in Urbana, IL, the son of Kurt Kennedy and Trenda Floyd Kennedy. Donovan had been a resident of Springfield for 7 years. He was Manager at Little Italy’s Pizza in Rochester and a student at Lincoln Land Community College studying Law Enforcement.
He is survived by his mother, Trenda Kennedy and his father, Kurt Kennedy, both of Springfield; grandparents, Bob Floyd of Kyle, Texas, Lory Johnson of Monticello, IL, Roger and Linda Kennedy of Salem, IN and Cheryl Kennedy of Mahomet, IL; 3 brothers, Anthony Crowe, Dakota Kennedy and Elijah Kennedy; 2 stepbrothers, Drew and Gage Swales; 1 stepsister, Thea Swales; 4 cousins; 2 aunts; and 1 uncle.
Donovan was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Mary and Paul Doss of Monticello, IL and Ruth Kennedy of Urbana, IL. Donovan was a graduate of Rochester High School. He was a loyal friend to many and an outstanding member of his community.
Visitation will be held from 3-6 p.m. Sunday, November 29, 2009, at Staab Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, November 30, 2009, at Staab Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Donovan Kennedy Memorial Fund c/o Illinois National Bank in Springfield, IL.
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