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Kenneth Kyle “Kenny” Martin

December 6, 1998 — November 30, 2022

Kenneth Kyle “Kenny” Martin, 23, of Taylorville, Ill, passed away on November 30, 2022, at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh, P.A.; Kenny was born on December 6, 1998, in Springfield, Ill., the son of Donnie and Rhonda (Miller) Martin.

Kenny is survived by his parents; one sister, Brenda Martin of Athens, Ill.; nephews, Payton Hicks and Owen Stoye; maternal grandfather, S.J. Miller and paternal grandmother, Mary Ann Smith; Kenny was also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Geraldine and William Thompson and paternal grandfather, Harold Smith.

Kenny was a proud member of the South Fork Dirt Riders of Taylorville, Ill.; he enjoyed being covered in mud while riding four wheelers and mudding at the South Fork Track and camping at the current river. He also enjoyed being able to deer hunt with his grandpa at his farm, as well as hunting at Sangchris Lake.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2022, from 4:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, Ill.. A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 9, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home, with Rev. Gerald McPhillips officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Edinburg Cemetery in rural Edinburg, Ill.

Memorials may be made to the family of Kenneth Martin.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Rhonda Martin on December 5, 2022 at 9:15 am

    I miss you soooo much 💔 Dad and I are going to need some of your strength Son. We are lost! I just want you back😭

  2. Tanya Michel on December 7, 2022 at 11:18 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Kenny was such an amazing your man. His presence lit the entire room. I’m thankful you both had the time you had with him. He knew you loved him very much. These last few months you’ve hadvare memories you will forever cherish. My thoughts, love and prayers go out to all of you

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