Kenneth Joseph Tarillion

Kenneth Joseph Tarrillion, 75, of Perryville, Missouri passed away Thursday, November 2, 2023 at his residence.


He was born January 3, 1948 in Perryville, Mo. to Arthur and Anna (Schamburg) Tarrillion.

Kenneth and Donna Jean Rehmer were married November 28, 1992 at St. John Lutheran Church, Chester, Ill.


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 No. 133 and RiverHills Eagles Lodge No. 4034 in Perryville.


Kenny loved hunting, fishing, golf and playing cards.


Survivors include a son: Johnnie Joe Tarrillion and his friend Elaine Roth of Ste. Genevieve, Mo.; a daughter, Sheila (Roger) Oster of St. Mary, Mo.; two step-daughters; Tammy (Ronnie) Grauh of Chester, Ill. and Jennifer (Richie) Pippin of Perryville, Mo.; a brother; George (Margaret) Tarrillion of Perryville, MO.; two sisters; Millie Winkler of Perryville, Mo. and Nancy (Claude) Cissell, Jr. of Perryville, Mo.; a sister-in-law: Linda Tarrillion of Perryville, Mo.; three grandchildren: Matthew (Lauren) Schnurbursch, Heather (Devin) Blandford, and Chloe Tarrillion; five great-grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; and ten step great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers: Howard , Tom, and Gerald Tarrillion; two sisters: Lavern Riehn and Virginia Clements; and a step-daughter, Vickie Jany.


Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, November 7, 2023 and 8-10 a.m. Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville. The Rosary will be recited at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.


A funeral for 75-year-old Kenneth Joseph Tarrillion will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at the Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville with the Rev. Joe Geders C.M. officiating.


Burial will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland, Mo. with military honors provided by American Legion Post No. 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.