Kenneth S. Mays, age 64, of West Dundee, passed away June 3, 2018 at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin. Kenneth was born December 30, 1953 in Charleston, WV to his loving parents, Alden and Cynthia Mays (nee Cochran).

Kenneth retired after 40 hard-working years as a dock worker. He shared 21 wonderful years of marriage with Donna, and was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

In his free time, Kenneth enjoyed fishing, playing darts, and spending time with his granddaughter.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, Alden and Cynthia Mays.

Kenneth is survived by his loving wife, Donna; his children, Brianne Mays, Lauren (Rich) Bush, step-daughters Deanna and Karissa Pochop; sibilings Keith (Cindy) Mays, Cindy (Tom) Ring, Becky (Tom) Billingham, Donnie Mays, Billy Mays; grandchild Audria Bush; and step-grandchildren Hopelynn, Jacob, Ryley and Caydin Mateo, Zach Pochop, and Jordan and Devin Matthews.

Services and interment will be private. Final arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin, IL 60210. For more information call 847-741-1128 or visit

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