Scott A. Kingery (53) of Sanford, FL, formerly of Effingham

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Published on April 19 2013 4:58 pm

Our son and brother, Scott Alan Kingery, 53 of Sanford, FL, formerly of Effingham, went to his eternal home Sunday, April 14, 2013 in Florida. 

 A memorial service for Scott will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, April 26 at Hall Funeral Chapel in Effingham. Visitation is from 4:30 p.m. until service time Friday evening. Online condolences may be left by clicking here.

Scott was born in Peoria, IL on December 23, 1959, the son of Dallas and Hazel (Kirchoff) Kingery. He attended Effingham schools, graduating from EHS in 1978. He then completed his formal education at Illinois State University and Eastern Illinois University. Scott was among the first generation of kids to grow up in the new Rollin Hills subdivision in Effingham where empty lots became ball fields and where there was a woods to explore before progress took them away. At EHS Scott was an outstanding athlete in both football and track, earning much recognition. While completing his college education he worked for Crossroads Bank and later at PSI before leaving his hometown. He then worked for companies in the bank/software field, most recently senior systems analyst in the banking software business.

Scott never married and leaves 2 brothers, Todd (Tina) Kingery of Edgewood and Brett (Stef) Kingery of Effingham. Nieces: Dannielle (Kyle) Harden of Effingham, Lexi Kingery of Chicago. Nephews: Rob (Laynn) Kingery of Murphyboro and Ollie Kingery of Effingham. Grandnieces: Juliana and Kalli Harden of Effingham. Long-time friend, Tami Walters of Orlando, FL. Aunts and Uncles: Virginia Fulk of Effingham, Forrest Kingery of Casey, Joyce (Terry) Stibal of Pearland, TX, Loleta (Noble) Brown of rural Trilla, Nancy Kirchhoff of Chapel Hill, TN.

Scott was preceded in death by an infant sister, Melanie Beth in 1970 and his grandparents, Granville and Iva Kingery and Herman and Geneva Kirchhoff and several Aunts and Uncles.