Kenny R. "Booney" Boone

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April 12, 1971 ~ September 9, 2023

Born in: Pana, Illinois
Resided in: Taylorville, Illinois

Kenny R. “Booney” Boone, 52, of Taylorville, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 9, 2023, at Springfield Memorial Hospital.

Kenny was born April 12, 1971, in Pana, the son of Daniel R. and Carol (Coy) Boone.  He attended Taylorville schools and worked as a farmhand for several farmers in the area.  Kenny was a talented woodworker, and he enjoyed fishing, playing in pool leagues, and watching NASCAR, especially Jeff Gordon.

He was preceded in death by his father, Daniel R. Boone; paternal grandparents, Marcellus and Miriam Leona Boone; maternal grandparents, Harold and Myrtle Coy; and brothers, Michael A. and Robert E. Wasson.

Kenny is survived by his mother, Carol Boone of Taylorville; daughter, Stephanie D. Boone of Taylorville; grandsons, Zaydin Eson, Zander Lomprez, and Zyler Lomprez; siblings, Tammy (Steve) Huckaba of Martinsville, Leona (Jim) Sandau of Newberg, OR, Sue (Tracey) Hunt of Taylorville, Ronald Beesley of Taylorville, and Pam Fanning of Edinburg; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation & Funeral Ceremony: The family will receive friends from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home, 202 W. Franklin Street, Taylorville, IL 62568.  The funeral ceremony will follow the visitation at 6:00 p.m.

Cremation rites will be provided following ceremonies.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kenny’s family.

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Visitation: September 13, 2023 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home
202 West Franklin Street
Taylorville, Illinois 62568

Funeral Ceremony: September 13, 2023 6:00 pm

Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home
202 West Franklin Street
Taylorville, Illinois 62568

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