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Nathaniel Robert Raymond Kernan

Nathaniel Robert Raymond Kernan


Nathaniel “Nathan” Robert Raymond Kernan, 38, of Tilden, IL; born on July 15, 1985 in Sparta, IL; passed away on Monday, February 26, 2024 at home.

Nathan loved playing video games, especially Dungeons and Dragons.  His favorite hobby was playing the guitar.  Nathan enjoyed listening to old rock, Slipknot, and alternative rock.  His pride and joy was his daughter, “Z”.

He was preceded in death by his father – Danny Hood; brother – Joshua Hood; Papa & Mama – Robert and Violet Kernan; grandpa – Alex Hood; uncle – Bob Kernan.

He is survived by his daughter – Elizabeth Lynn Grace Kernan of Lenzburg, IL; wife – Lucinda Kernan of Lenzburg, IL; Mother – Kathy Hood of Tilden, IL; Grandparents – Sue (Cliff) Juelfs; uncle – Bill Kernan of Chester, IL; aunt – Glenda Kernan; cousins – Courtney, Ryan, Heather, A.J., Joe, and Karenenna; good friend – Kelly Lathym.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kathy Hood.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at

The Visitation will be held at Loyalty Baptist Church in Eden, IL on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.  Memorial Services will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Tom Foster officiating.

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Tilden, IL is in charge of arrangements

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