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HARDYVILLE – Kenneth Dooley, 71, passed away peacefully Monday, August 9, 2021, at his home. Born in Canton, Illinois, he was the son of the late Floyd and Marjorie Richardson Dooley.

Kenneth was a retired ASC certified technician. He loved to fish, hunt, and garden. He was a member of the Shady Grove Baptist Church and he loved the Lord with all his heart and soul.

He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Joyce Rock Dooley;  three sons, Nathan (Beth) Dooley, Jeremy Dooley, and Matthew Dooley all of Illinois; a daughter, Alicia (Brian) Mayberry of Illinois; and a sister, Cindy (Gary) Atherton of Illinois. Several grandchildren, nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles also survive.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Rusty Dooley.

Funeral services for Kenneth Dooley will be held at 1:00 PM, Friday, August 13, 2021, at the Shady Grove Baptist Church with burial in the Rock Cemetery. Visitation will begin after 10:00 AM Friday at the church until service time.

Butler Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted to the care of Mr. Dooley. Please share your messages of condolence with the family at

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