Daniel P. McKennedy







Daniel P. McKennedy

Virden – Daniel P. McKennedy passed away unexpectedly at 4:37 P.M. Friday, November 15, 2019 at his residence in Virden, IL.

Dan was born in Chicago, IL a son to Clarence P. and Dorothy (Proctor) McKennedy.  Dan married Lana K. Leach on July 6, 1985 in Virden, IL.

Dan served in the U.S. Navy and as was assigned to the U.S.S. Firedrake, AE-14.  He worked for the State of Illinois where he was a Supervisor with the Department of Revenue retiring in 2002 after 35 years of loyal and dedicated service.  Dan loved the outdoors and was an avid photographer.  He loved fishing and boating and was an enthusiast when it came to Drag Racing.  Every Wednesday night Dan could be found with his buddies at the Race Shop.

Surviving Dan is his wife, Lana K. McKennedy of Virden, IL; daughters, Lori (Mike) Koval of St. Louis, MO, Kori (Ron) Evans of Pawnee, IL; step-son, Rich (Cheri) Roper of Carlinville, IL; step-daughter, Carrie (Dennis) Stevenson of Bloomington, IL; 9 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Preceding Dan in death are his parents; first wife, Francis (Megginson) McKennedy and a sister, Rosalind Fleming.

There will be no visitation, cremation rites accorded by Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home, Virden, IL.  A Celebration of Life Gathering is being planned for a future date.  In lieu of flowers donations are requested to the Virden Fire and Rescue, Virden, IL.  To leave a comment for the family, please visit:  www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com

11 thoughts on “Daniel P. McKennedy

  1. Lana and family, my heart goes out to you. I pray that the Lord keeps his hands on you as you go through the loss of a great guy. Love to you and the family.

  2. Kori and family, I was so sad to see the passing of Dan. There are no words that can take away the pain your all feeling at this time.
    Trust in God and he will show you the way. Let your tears flow, it helps a little. Know that he will always be with you.
    I’m just so sad and sorry for your loss. He really was a good man.
    Love and prayers to you and your family.
    Tanna Kendrick
    Brittany Miller

  3. Dan was my first boss when I started working for the state at Revenue. I’m sorry to hear of his passing. My prayers are with his family.

  4. I remember Dan, his sister and parents very well as I was born in Thayer where Dan attended grade school. He was a very good person. I am so sorry for your loss.

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