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8/1/2020 7:46:00 AM
Kenneth Ray Badman
July 12, 1945 - July 31, 2020
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Kenneth Ray Badman, 75, of Taylorville, passed away at 11:45 a.m. on Friday, July 31, 2020 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.

Ray was born July 12, 1945 in Moweaqua, the son of Leonard and Margaret “Maggie” (Stockon) Badman. He married Barbara Shanks in 1967, and they later divorced. Ray, then, married H. Dayle Nelson on December 9, 2007 in Lincoln.

Ray graduated from Morrisonville High School, and then proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corps. He served during Vietnam, and attained the rank of Corporal before his honorable discharge in 1968. Once Ray was out of the service, he worked as a mechanic in California, and he coached little league while he was there. Upon his return to Illinois, he and his father operated the Shell Station in Taylorville, until 1973. Ray then worked as a long-haul truck driver for 47 years, and spent his later years as a bus driver for the Taylorville school district. He had a famous sweet tooth, never enjoying too many Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup F5’s from Tastee Treet.  Ray enjoyed working on trucks in his spare time, but he enjoyed being a dad and grandpa the most. He was a member of the Morrisonville United Methodist Church.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Darren Durbin; and brother-in-law, Cayle “Fuzz” Davis.

He is survived by his wife, H. Dayle Badman of Taylorville; children, Jeff (wife, Tara) Graham of Stonington, Lisa (husband, David) Durbin of Palmer, Kenny (wife, Jodie) Badman of Morrisonville, and Teri (husband, Phillip) Deal of Morrisonville; grandchildren, Jeffrey, Tiffani, and Jaden Graham, Ashley Lowis, Corey (wife, Kalie) Badman, Mackenzie (husband, Justin) Drone, and Alex, Austin, Adam, and Alaina Deal; great grandchildren, Allison and Luke Lowis, and Lane Badman; brothers, Jimmy (wife, Sue) Badman, and Billy (wife, Nita) Badman, both of Palmer; sisters, Janet Davis of Palmer, Connie (husband, Tony) Cook of Pana, and Vickie (husband, Tom) Grundy of Morrisonville; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation: The family will receive friends from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 3, 2020 at Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home in Morrisonville. In keeping with CDC guidelines, only 50 guests at a time will be allowed to visit with the family, and the wearing of masks is suggested.

A private family funeral ceremony will be held, followed by interment with military honors at Anderson Cemetery in Palmer.

Please visit www.assalleyfuneralhomes.com to offer condolences to the family.







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