Kenney, Don C.

Don C. Kenney, 59, of Henderson, IL, died at 7:20 p.m. Sunday, February 16, 2014 at home.

Don was born March 5, 1954 in Galesburg, the son of Reed and Donna (Craig) Kenney. He married Gay Selfridge. He later married Mary White on February 28, 1984 in Wataga. Don is survived by his wife, Mary of Henderson; his father, Reed Kenney of Henderson; his mother, Donna Craig; a son, Richard Charles Kenney of Roanoke, VA; a brother, Jim (Beverly) Kenney of Henderson; a step son, Timothy (Ericka) White of Yokota Air Base, Japan; and a step daughter, Teresa (Ted) Inness of Galesburg. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, Devin Kenney, Tyler Inness, Courtney Inness, Dylan Inness, Zachary Inness, Stephanie White, Cristina White, and Rachael White; and two great grandchildren, Bridgette Witherell and Aubree McKenney.

Don worked at Gates Rubber Co. for 30 years. After retiring from Gates he went to work for Caterpillar, Inc., where he was still employed. Don was also a truck driver, driving for Herr Petroleum and Inness Farms. Don enjoyed being outdoors. He loved fish, hunt, and ride his Harley Davidson. He was also a member of the Galesburg Archery Club.

Celebration of Life will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Watson-Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services. Memorials may be made to the Knox County Humane Society or to the Guardian Angels. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at