Kenneth E. Spencer, 59, of Eureka, died at 8:42 a.m., Saturday, June 24, 2023 at Carle Eureka Hospital.
He was born September 8, 1963 in Mattoon, IL to John and Shirley (Bolen) Spencer. He married Shawn Giant on November 2, 2019 in Eureka. She survives.
Also surviving are his step-children Shyla Pentecost of East Peoria, Chelsea (Cody) Boswell and their children Isaiah and Malachi of Chillicothe, Christian Pentecost of Eureka, Keegan Pentecost of Eureka; one sister, Vicki Spencer of Oklahoma; one brother Scott (Emily) Spencer of Moline, IL; five nieces; five great-nieces; one great-nephew; one great-great-niece; and his beloved pet dog, Angel.
He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother Wayne Spencer and an infant sister.
Ken was a truck driver for more than 30 years. He was currently working for Ryder Logistics as a driver for the last 15 years. He was a member of the Masons, Taylor Lodge in Washington, IL and a member of Widow’s Sons One Five in East Peoria.
Funeral services will begin at 12 Noon on Saturday, July 1, 2023 at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Visitation will be two hours prior to services from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Olio Township Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.argoruestmanharris.com.