Kenneth Raymond Honecker, Sr. 74 of Bement, Illinois passed away 11:32 A.M. November 18, 2021 at his family residence, Bement, Il..


Services will be 11 AM, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with Steve Ingram officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Park Cemetery, Clinton, IL with Military Honors. Visitation will be 5 – 7 PM, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the funeral home.


Memorials may be directed to Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL.


Kenneth was born November 22, 1946 in Centralia, IL the son of Ervin Charles “Bud” and Irene (Hardwick) Honecker, Jr. He married Connie Curry on March 11, 1978 in Monticello, IL.


Survivors include his wife, Connie Honecker, Bement, IL; mother, Irene Lamb, Clinton, IL; children, Kenneth Honecker, Jr., Severna Park, Maryland; Karrie (Mark) Polen, Clinton, IL; Kristopher Honecker, Clinton, IL; Kendra (James) Hunt, Clinton, IL; Amanda Gapinski, Danvers, IL; 14 Grandchildren, 7 Great-Grandchildren; siblings, Patsy Glenn, Heber Springs, Arkansas; Helen Elaine (Jeff) Gibson, Mt. Zion, Il.; Michael (Jennifer) Honecker, Longview, IL.


Kenneth was preceded in death by his father.


Kenneth served his country in the Army. He retired from G.T.E. after 40 years of service. Kenneth’s passion was playing and singing in bands since 1966. The last 28 years he played at the Bement Country Opry. He enjoyed motorcycles and going to car shows.


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