Carman

Patrick Lane Carman, age 62, of Kankakee, passed away Monday, February 15, 2021 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. 

Patrick was born July 6, 1958 in Mt. Vernon, the son of Gene E. and Billie Johanna Govan Carman. 

He married Diann Griffin on July 4, 1981 at Friendswood Christian Church in Bourbonnais. 

Patrick was impassioned about sharing the love of Jesus with everyone. 

He loved reading the word of the Lord and playing the guitar. He was passionate about his family, especially his grandchildren. He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan, and enjoyed a good cup of coffee. 

He was a member of Renew Church of Bradley, and a former member of Herscher Christian Church. 

Patrick proudly served in the U.S. Marines from 1976-1979. 

Surviving are his wife, Diann Carman of Kankakee; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Joshua Carman of Kankakee and Caleb and Hannah Carman of Kankakee; three grandchildren, Levi, Micaiah, and Ezekiel Carman; and sisters, Kathy (Joe) Spenard of Arizona and Lori (Eric) Kidd of Bradley; and sister-in-law Debbie (James) Riordan of Kankakee; and brother-in-law Darrell (Debbie) Griffin of Bourbonnais. 

Patrick is preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, John Carman. 

A celebration of life was held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Renew Church in Bradley. 

Private family interment will be held at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood. 

Memorials may be made to the family wishes.