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Mr. Kenneth D Brown

November 4, 1936 ~ June 10, 2021 (age 84)

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Mr. Kenneth D. Brown, 84 of Kincaid died at 7:28 pm Thursday June 10, 2021 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

He was born November 4, 1936 at Divernon, IL, the son of Virgil W. and Mae M. (Carroll) Brown. He graduated in Divernon Class of 1955.  He married Kathleen G. Cheek on June 21, 1960 in El Paso, Texas.

She preceded him in death September 1, 2014.

Mr. Brown was a devoted St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan, Illini basketball fan.  He liked playing Rum and spending time with his family.  At one time, he was an avid fan of horse racing.  He was a member of the New City Community Church.  Kenneth worked for the cardinal factory in Kincaid for many years and retired as a foreman from Cyde Enterprises.  Mr. Brown is a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Surviving are a daughter Brenda (Jeff) Tucker of Tovey, IL , two sons Steve “Savoy” (Peggy Sue) Brown of Kincaid, IL , and Dennis Beaty of Paris, MO along with a sister Marge McNally of California, ten grandchildren, several great and great-great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Kathleen, two sons James K Brown and Rick Beaty, one brother Donald Brown and two sisters Linda Tillery and Wilma Meyer.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday June 15, 2021 at Masterson Funeral Home in Kincaid, IL. Reverend Chad Foster will officiate. Visitation for Mr. Kenneth Brown will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Masterson’s.  Burial will follow at Bethany Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the donors choice.

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