Kenneth Allan Logsdon, age 43, of Mattoon passed away at 11:18 p.m. on Saturday August 31, 2013 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.
Funeral Services honoring his life will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday September 4, 2013 at Schilling Funeral Home, 1301 Charleston Avenue, Mattoon, IL with Reverend Travis Spencer officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be from 5: 00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday September 4, 2013 at Schilling Funeral Home.
Kenny was born on June 3, 1970 in Mattoon the son of Charles Roger Logsdon Sr. and Mary Alice (Heaven) McPherson. He married Joy A. Powell on May 24, 2004.
Survivors include his loving wife of 9 years, Joy Logsdon; six children, Tiffani Logsdon of Charleston, IL, Karry Guyman of Brocton, IL, Kaige Logsdon of Mattoon, IL, Katie Logsdon of Mattoon, IL, Sierra and Dylan Cox both of Mattoon, IL; three grandchildren, Serenity, Neako and Logan; mother, Mary Alice McPherson of Mattoon, IL; brother, Charles Logsdon Jr. of Sacramento, CA; numerous nieces and nephews; two dear friends, Kevin Hamilton of Mattoon, IL and Angel Newell of Mattoon, IL; special canine friend, Brutus. Ken was preceded in death by step father, John McPherson.
Kenny was a mechanic at J.T. Muffler. He was a member of the Southern Baptist Church. Kenny played on the Rocking Chair Softball League and just started golfing . He enjoyed racing cars. He first started racing stock cars and moved on to drag racing. Most of all, Kenny loved spending time with his family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his honor may be given to the family at 1109 Piatt Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938.