Kenneth J. Tarrillion


Kenneth Joseph Tarrillion, 75, of Perryville passed away Thursday, November 2, 2023 at his residence.
He was born January 3, 1948 in Perryville to Arthur and Anna (Schamburg) Tarrillion.
Kenneth and Donna Jean Rehmer were married November 28, 1992 at St. John Lutheran Church, Chester,IL.
He served in the Missouri National Guard.
Kenny was the owner and operator of Kenny Tarrillion Excavating & Landscaping for 40 years. He was a member of the American Legion Post #133 and River Hills Eagles Lodge #4034 in Perryville. Kenny loved hunting, fishing, golf and playing cards.
Survivors include son, Johnnie Joe Tarrillion and his friend Elaine Roth of Ste. Genevieve; daughter, Sheila (Roger) Oster of St. Mary, MO; two step-daughters, Tammy (Ron) Grah of Chester, IL, Jennifer (Richie) Pippin of St. Mary; brother, George (Margaret) Tarrillion of Perryville; two sisters, Millie Winkler of Perryville, Nancy (Claude) Cissell, Jr. of Perryville; sister-in-law, Linda Tarrillion of Perryville; three grandchildren, Matthew (Lauren) Schnurbusch, Heather (Devin) Blandford, Chloe Tarrillion; five great-grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; ten step great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Howard , Tom, Gerald Tarrillion; two sisters, Lavern Riehn, Virginia Clements; step-daughter, Vicki Jany
Visitation was Tuesday, November 7, 2023 and continued on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville.
Funeral Service was Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Highland with Rev. Joe Geders C.M. officiating.
Burial was at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland, MO with military honors provided by American Legion Post #133.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Highland, MO.
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Ford & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.