Monday, Feb. 14, 2011


Shawn Joseph Kennington, 51, of Chillicothe died at 8:10 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg.  

He was born on March 31, 1959, in Peoria to Harold and Naomi (Stoner) Kennington.  

Surviving are his parents; his children, Shane Kennington of Chillicothe and Cristina Kennington of East Peoria; and one sister, Shannon Kennington of Chillicothe.  

He is preceded in death by his sister, Sharolyn Fidler.  

He worked in security at the Frontier Casino in Reno, Nev., and as a brick layer in Chillicothe.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A gathering of relatives and friends is being planned for a future date.  

Memorials may be made to Rescue 33 of Chillicothe.  

Online condolences may be submitted through www.weberhurdfuneralhome.com.