Kenneth W. Beane, Sr.

CENTRALIA — Kenneth W. Beane, Sr., 73, of Centralia, passed away Friday, June 11, 2021, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

He was born August 7, 1947, in Centralia, the son of Roy Beane, Sr. and Thelma (Felton) Beane. He married Delphine Niepoetter on November 21, 1975, and she preceded him in death on August 26, 1990.

Kenneth is survived by his three children: Kenneth Beane, Jr. of Indiana, Cindy Beane of Centralia, and Chris Correll of Florida; five grandchildren: Blake Storey, Dalton Garrison, Kylie Garrison, Adam Correll and Victoria Correll; a great-granddaughter: Amariah; a brother: David Hudson and wife Karen of Walnut Hill; cousins: Becky and Phil Donnehold; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend: Tammy Wills of Centralia.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, a brother: Roy Beane, Jr., and two sisters: Roberta Beane and Judy Wuebbles.
Kenneth worked for 30 years at Rockwell and Cambridge in Centralia. He was also an avid St. Louis Cardinal’s fan.

A visitation for Kenneth W. Beane, Sr. will be held from 5 p.m. till 6 p.m. Monday, July 12, 2021, at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Beane family.

Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting and the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home Facebook page.