CHATHAM - Kennon C. McCafferty, 16, of Chatham, passed away on Monday, July 16, 2012 at his residence. He was born on January 11, 1996 in Springfield, the son of Kenneth McCafferty. He is survived by his father Kenneth (fiancé Christine Guinan), his sister Makynna Guinan and brother Kaiden McCafferty all of Springfield, his grandmother Marcella McCafferty and his aunt Rhonda McCafferty both of Chatham. He was preceded in death by his grandfather Kenneth C. McCafferty.
Kennon loved to read books, and listen to his favorite band Black Label Society. He was learning to play the bass guitar, and was an avid St. Louis Rams Fan. Kennon was a student at Chatham Glenwood High School, and a member of South Side Christian Church.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 E. Allen St., with Rev. Adam Lanter officiating. Burial will follow in Chatham Cemetery. The family will meet friends from 4-8 pm Friday at Bisch and Son. Memorial contributions may be made to the SIU Cancer Institute at St. John's Hospital. Please visit the online guestbook at www.bisch andsonfuneralhome.com.