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Donnie R. Ireland

December 9, 1967 August 17, 2019
Donnie R. Ireland
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Donnie R. Ireland was born on December 9, 1967 in Kankakee, Illinois to Lonnie R. Lockridge and Bessie K. Johnson. He was a 1986 graduate of Kankakee High School. Donnie was married to the former Sarah Bailey on June 27, 1997 in Kankakee, IL.

Donnie was employed by JR Short Milling for three years and ITW Angleboard Cardboard Division for eleven years. He loved spending time with his family, friends, watching the Chicago Bears and fishing.

Donnie departed this life on Saturday, August 17, 2019 in Kankakee; he leaves cherished memories with his beloved wife of twenty-two years, Sarah Ireland of Kankakee, IL; stepdaughter, Shareka Bailey of Champaign, IL; one step granddaughter, Sakya Bolar of Champaign, IL; four sisters, Patricia (Deral) Bethia of Winder, GA, Camille (Glen) Ireland of Phoenix, AZ, Cynthia Ireland of Winder, GA and Jouyce Anderson of Kankakee, IL; three brothers, Timothy (Corrie May) Johnson of Stone Mountain, GA, Shurone (Tiafeia) Howard of Kankakee, IL and Tyrone Howard of Apple Valley, MN; his aunt, Betty Jean Logan of Hopkins Park, IL; his mother-in-law, Annie Bailey of Kankakee, IL; sister-in-law, Barbara (David) Watford of Kankakee, IL; three brothers-in-law, Sammie Harris, Gifford Bailey and Ronnie (Shannon) Bailey all of Kankakee, IL; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including special friends, Lewis Bostic, Scott Jackson and Willie Brooks.

He was preceded in death by his parents, maternal grandparents, four aunts, an uncle, a nephew and a sister-in-law.

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9:00 AM 8/24/2019 9:00:00 AM
Second Baptist Church

717 N Wildwood Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Funeral Services 10 am Saturday August 24, 2019 also at the church. Pastor Tyler J. Prude officiant.

Second Baptist Church
717 N Wildwood Ave Kankakee 60901 IL
United States

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Mound Grove Garden of Memory Final Resting Place

1000 N Greenwood Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

1000 N Greenwood Ave Kankakee 60901 IL
United States

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