Kevin H. Kearns, 56 of Mt. Zion died January 3, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital Decatur, IL.
Kevin was born in Decatur in January of 1958 to Jordan Karl and Marian Shirley( Boal) Kearns. He joined the US Navy after graduating from Mt. Zion High
School. He served on the USS John Adams and USS Richard B. Russell Submarines as a Submarine Nuclear Propulsion Plant Operator-Electrician. While
stationed in Charleston S.C. Kevin suffered a traumatic brain injury from a motorcycle accident in November of 1981. He was honorably discharged from the
service. Kevin remained in various hospitals the remainder of his life.
He leaves to mourn his father, Jordan, step-mother, Lois, uncles, aunts, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his mother, brother, James (Jim) Kearns and sister, Mary Catherine Kearns (Lawson).
He will be remembered for his sweet fun loving spirit and smile.
The family wishes to thank the staff of St. Mary’s Hospital, Heartland Health Care of Decatur for special care given to Kevin over the past 34 years. Your
kindness will never be forgotten.
Private graveside services will be held at a later date. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the arrangements.
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