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Timothy Torch Kannady

May 1, 1951 - September 27, 2009

SPRINGFIELD – Timothy Torch Kannady, 58, of Springfield died at 11:58 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, at St. John’s Hospital.

He was born May 1, 1951, in St. Louis, the son of Robert and Naomi O’Brien Kannady.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Mr. Kannady, a resident of Illinois all of his life, was a social worker and guardian for the Guardianship and Advocacy for more than 20 years. Recently he was a driver for SMTD. He was a member of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1249.

Surviving are his mother, Naomi Kannady of Springfield; a daughter, Regina (Brian Brown) Rempe of Clinton; son, Erin (Jane) Kannady of Springfield; three grandchildren, Vryce Kannady, McKenzie Rempe and Paislea Brown; three sisters, Ginger Kannady of Royal Palm Beach, FL, Delia (Bill) Davis of Springfield and Maureen Ree Ree Kannady of Springfield; four brothers, James Kannady of Springfield, David (Bobbi) Kannady of Bloomington, Robert C. Chris (Diana) Kannady of St. Louis and Patrick Kannady of Dunedin, FL; several aunts and uncles; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A memorial gathering will be held from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, October 3, 2009, at Staab Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family of Timothy Kannady.

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