JACKSONVILLE — Kenneth E. Sympson, 66, of Jacksonville, Ill. died Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at Passavant Area Hospital, in Jacksonville.
He was born July 9, 1946, in Bloomington, Ill., the son of Kenneth Gerald and Rose Anna Mae Arthur Sympson. He married Marjorie L. Pryor on October 6, 1972 in Peoria, Ill. She survives.
He is also survived by two sisters Carol Cruz and Christine Ahrens, both of Bloomington; one brother Charles Sympson, of Maryland, and one brother-in-law James Mitchell, of Maroa, Ill. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers Terry and Sam Sympson.
Mr. Sympson was a 1966 graduate of Illinois School for the Deaf and loved to play Wii bowling.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service was held on April 3 at the V.O.A. Community Room, Jacksonville, with Rev. Tom Phillips officiating. Memorials are suggested to the family.
Condolences may be left at www.buckanancody.com.
Buckanan & Cody Funeral Home, Jacksonville, handled arrangements.