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Kerry Eugene April

March 14, 1970 ~ November 26, 2023 (age 53) 53 Years Old
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Kerry April Obituary

Kerry peacefully passed away on November 26, 2023, at age 53, in the company of those he loved. He was born March 14, 1970, to the parents of Sammie April and Shirley (April) Palmore. Kerry was preceded in death by his father, Sammie April; mother, Shirley (April) Palmore; stepfather, Clarence Palmore Sr.; sister, Deressa April; brother, Anthony April; and niece, Tyana Jackson.

He attended Joliet Central High School, where he was a member of the cross-country track team. After graduating high school, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He served in the Gulf War while earning honors such as the Rifle Expert Badge and Good Conduct Medal. He separated from the Marines after eight years with the rank of Corporal in 1996 and was given an honorable discharge. He continued working for the military as a private-sector network engineer. His passion for technology led him to open his own technology business. He received an Associate Degree in Novell, Microsoft Office, Banyan VIRTUAL Integrated Network Service, and UNIX at Computer Learning Center in 1997 · Certification in Microsoft System Engineer for Windows NT 4.0 from Innovative Community Tech Services in 1997 · Certification of Completion in Management Level Procedures and Policies from Jiffy Lube Inc. in 2002 · Certificate of Completion in Introduction to Leadership from Comcast Communication in 2007. Kerry was easygoing and enjoyed being around people. He loved his family, his brothers and sisters, the Chicago Bears, and hanging out with his big brother, Dennis, whenever possible. He was firm in his

convictions and always stood for what was right.


Kerry leaves to cherish his memories of his daughter Rebecca

April, who was the apple of his eye; his life partner, Angie, who was also his friend and prayer partner; his siblings Erma Jackson, Dorothy Husband, Willie April, Theresa (Richard) Sanders, Sandra April, Edward (LeeAnn) April, Michael April, Laurana April-Ford, Dennis (Charmaine) April, Paulette (Jeffrey) April-Criddell, William (Michal) April, Clarice Palmore, Farlena Neal, Dawn Palmore; sister-in-law Renita April; aunts Louise, Marie, and Ruth; close friends Terell Johnson, Tony Ward, and Gregory Warfield; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

 

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December 16, 2023

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