Richard T. Kenney, 70, of Normal died at 3:50 p.m. Thursday (July 26, 2012) at his residence in Normal.
Cremation rites have been accorded. His service will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday (August 3, 2012) at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. Military honors will be conducted.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Beck Memorial Home, Bloomington, is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Aug. 23, 1941, in Chicago.
Surviving are his children, Michael (Lisa) Kenney, Sauk Village; Jeffrey (Judy) Kenney, Arrowsmith; Shannon Kenney, Normal; and Michelle (Andrew) Washington, Normal; 16 grandchildren; siblings, Maureen (Jay) Nelson, Wisconsin; and Bernard (Pam) Kenney, Bridgeview.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was a veteran. He was an operations officer in the Navy and served in Vietnam.
He enjoyed reading and building military models. He also loved spending time with his family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.