Kenneth Stratton Jr.

Kenneth Stratton Jr.

CHAMPAIGN – Kenneth O. Stratton Jr., 64, departed this life on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013.

He was born March 12, 1948, oldest son of Kenneth O. Stratton and Genevieve Reid Stratton. They preceded him in death.

He is survived by his longtime companion and best friend, Sandy Roberts; two children, Keith Fuller of Chicago and Nina Bryson Allen Stratton of California; two grandchildren, Griffin and Eva Fuller of Chicago; and two brothers, Leslie H. Stratton of Urbana and Dennis A. Stratton of Springfield.

Kenneth graduated from Urbana University High in 1965, and attended Southern Illinois University. He lived and worked in Champaign-Urbana his whole life, accumulating many great friends and acquaintances. He was an avid reader, a master of trivia and a free thinker.

We will be celebrating his life at Phillips Recreation Center, 505 W. Stoughton St., Urbana, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27. We will all miss him.

Leek & Sons Funeral Home, 304 E. Williams St., Danville (, is in charge of arrangements.