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Kyle Patrick Moynahan

d. August 2, 2019

Kyle Patrick Moynahan, age 28, of Sherman, passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019.

He was born on June 2, 1991 in Springfield, Illinois the son of John and Sandy (Ryan) Moynahan.

Kyle is survived by his parents; brother, Corey Moynahan (Abbie and Annabelle); fiancé, Trisha Law and her daughters, Allie Barnes and Jocelyn Law; grandparents, Betsy and John Moynahan; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He graduated from Williamsville High School in 2009 and attended Lincoln Land Community College.

Kyle worked for Capital City Lawn Dogs in Auburn.

He loved the St. Louis Blues/Boston Bruins, New England Patriots, and Boston Red Sox.  Kyle loved being around kids, especially Allie and Jocelyn.  He enjoyed traveling to Destin, Florida.

Visitation for Kyle will be held 4:00 until 7:00 on Tuesday, August 6th at the Williamsville United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 7th at 10:30 AM also at the Williamsville United Methodist Church with Rev. Shane Sims officiating.

Memorials can be sent to Memorial Behavioral Health at 710 North 8th Street, Springfield, Illinois 62702 or at

Mott & Henning Funeral Home is assisting the family. On-line condolences can be shared at


  1. My dear friends,
    Don and I have no realm of understanding how sad you are. We are sad, too, because Kyle was a fine young man and the tidal wave caused by his death will never end.

    You are on our hearts.
    Fran and Don

  2. Sandy, John & Corey,

    I was so sorry to hear of Kyle’s passing. Please know that your family is in my thoughts & prayers. Sending a warm hug your way.

  3. Dear Sandy, John, Corey, and family,

    My heart hurts for all of you with the news of Kyle’s passing. I have so many sweet memories of him. It’s heartbreaking, and I know this pain runs deep. Please reach out to me if there’s anything I can ever do to help. You’re in my prayers ~ love to all of you {hugs} …


  4. My heart is broken what a kind and caring soul. You will always be in my heart Kyle right along side Brad. I love you buddy, be at peace in God’s loving arms.

  5. Sandy and family- I am so sorry for the loss of your beautiful son, Kyle I have no words except to say I am sending prayers and hugs to you and your family I hugged you at brads funeral but didn’t know the connection so much sadness but so much love too God bless you

  6. I did not know Kyle personally, but his brother, Corey, was in my grade. I am so sorry to hear about this. My thoughts and prayers are with Corey and his family in this time of mourning.

  7. John and Sandy I am so sorry to hear about Kyle. my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  8. Sandy, John and Cory

    We’re so very sorry to hear about Kyle. We know no one can ever know your sorrow but we want you to know we wish we could help you. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help. May God bless you all.

  9. Sandy, John & Family
    You have our deepest sympathy for the loss of your son.
    I can not imagine your grief. All I can say is we will keep you in our prayers.

    your neighbors
    Cherie & Tony Denk

  10. Sandy and family, we are so sorry for the loss of your son. We are praying for you.

  11. Dear Sandy, John and Cory,

    We are deeply saddened by your loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with you, in this moment of sadness.

    Please let us know if there is anything we can do?


    Mark and Josefina

  12. To all the family of Kyle.- My Cousins – My heart goes out to you all. I can not even begin to imagine your pain. This has affected me deeply. I wish I could be there to hug you all.

  13. Sandy, John and Cory, I am so very saddened to her of Kyles passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God be with you.🙏

  14. My heart goes out to you at your loss. I can feel your pain. I am sending love and many prayers as you grieve this terrible loss.

  15. Sandy, John, Corey, and Family

    I’m sorry for your loss. I love you guys so much. He will never be forgotten. ♥️🕊

  16. We are so saddened by Kyle’s passing. We remember him and Corey as little boys playing with our boys. There are no words. We will keep all of you in our hearts and prayers.

  17. John,Sandy and Cory

    I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    John Carney and family

  18. I was floored by this tragic news. There aren’t words for these moments. I wish you all hope in this moment and wish you peace.

  19. Sandy & John,Please know that we will continue to hold you up in prayer. Our deepest condolences to you both for the loss of your son, Kyle. Corey, we are so sorry for your loss. May God spread a blanket of Peace over you all.

    Paul & Lori Finley

  20. Oh my, I am so sorry. I cant even imagine your sorrow. Prayers for your family.

  21. Sandy and John, I am so very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending love your way.

  22. Sandy and family, I am beyond heartbroken to hear this terrible news. Sandy my heart is with you, know that after all these years you are a precious friend. Sending you all my love.

  23. Johnny
    I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time 🙏🏻🙏🏻

  24. There are no words except that our hearts are breaking for you

  25. We are so sorry for your loss our hearts hurt for you. Our prayers are with you. Kyle had the kindest soul and biggest smile and always made us laugh. Matt was one of Kyle’s best friends and worked with him at Mel O Cream. We will miss him so much.

    Matt and Melissa Gates

  26. Sandy, John & Family,
    I am filled with sadness. I can still see those little boys riding bikes around Knollwood! Please know that you are in my thoughts and in my prayers. May happy memories help you find comfort during this difficult time. Much love & Sincere Sympathy from the Brandenburg family.

  27. Dearest Sandy, John and Corey,

    My brothers and I are lifting you all in prayer through this difficult time. Your family and mine share years of fondness and enduring memories. We are united in prayer for your comfort and strength. May the peace of God that surpasses all understanding carry you through this time.
    Brian, Ernest and Stephen Duncan

  28. John,Sandy and Corey, our hearts are broken. Kyle will be missed so much by all of us. So many memories of him and my boys… We love you guys, prayers and hugs sent to you… We are all only a phone call away… Alan,Nancy, Cole,Amber,and Chase.

  29. Sandy, John, and Corey,
    My heart goes out to all of you in learning of Kyle’s passing. May your memories comfort you during this time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  30. Please be at peace my precious Kyle. We will miss you so much and love you. Someday we will all be together. God love you

  31. We’re simply heartbroken to hear of your loss, sending love and peace your way

  32. John, Sandy and Cory,
    We are so sad to hear this news. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you .

  33. To John, Sandy, Corey, and all of the extended family, I can’t find the words to express how saddened I was to learn of Kyle’s death. I know you are all in deep pain and grieving. Please know that my heart is with you all. I send you my prayers for peace and understanding.
    Much love,
    Nancy Ryan O’Neel

  34. Sandy, Corey and John,

    I am so, so deeply sorry for the loss of your son, Kyle. My heart aches for your entire family. May god give you strength and comfort during this tragic time. God bless you and your family may peace be with you!

  35. Wish I had the right words to say but I am truly lost. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. With sincere sympathy the Winningham Family.

  36. Sandy, John & Corey:

    The Love and Joy that Kyle brought to our Family will Never be Forgotten. Kyle was a Great Kid, Very Respectful and Manner’s beyond this World. Know that we are all thinking of you during this most tragic time.
    Our Up Most Condolences, Mike, Cathy, Christy, Katy and Joey Teer.

  37. Sandy, John and Corey,

    I am so sorry to hear about your loss…may the love of those around you provide comfort and peace.

    Kyle has a forever smile and I will keep it in my heart forever.

    Love to you all,


  38. My heart hurts for your family. We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts. Praying for your family.
    Lisa and Nick

  39. To the family,

    I can’t imagine what you are going through, I am so sorry for the loss. Kyle was a great guy and he touched many people. He was always great dude to me.

    Corey, I am so sorry, I don’t even have words to express how I feel so I’ll leave it at that.

    My condolences

    Richard Whitaker

  40. Sandy, John and Corey,

    Please know that you’re in our constant thoughts and prayers. There really are no words to express our sincere sympathy for you and your family. May God give you the comfort that surpasses all understanding. Just know our love and prayers are constantly with you.

  41. Our deepest sympathy & prayers to you and your family.

  42. Dear John, Sandy and Corey.

    Phil and I are sad about the news of Kyle’s death.

    God bless Kyle and his entire family.

    Phil, Cathy, Christopher, Sean and Ryan.

  43. Dear Sandy and John We are overwhelmed with sadness for you and John when we received the news of Kyles passing. May memories of all the wonderful times you shared with Kyle bring you peace and comfort. Love and Prayers, Barb and Don

  44. My deepest sympathies in losing Kyle. His life was just beginning. Life is so precious. You wake up one day and your life changes forever. We think our children will be with us until we pass. When it happens in reverse, it is so devasting. My prayers are with you both. I met both of your sons and I am deeply sorry. My prayers for you and your family. His brother is grieving too. Just too young to grasp.

  45. Dear Sandra, John and Corey,

    Words cannot express the sorrow I feel, you are all in my prayers, my dear friends. Kyle will live in our hearts forever, and be forever missed🕊️💔

    Much Love,


  46. Although we have not seen you and your family in a long time, you are always our friends.
    We are SO saddened to hear of your precious Kyle. I remember how much you loved your kids and all the energy and creative thing you put into your parenting. Please know you are loved and in our prayers.

  47. There is no greater sadness than the loss of a child. I know your hearts will never be healed. May good memories help you find some peace.

  48. Dear Sandy, John and Corey,

    Nancy and I are so so sorry for your loss. We cannot fathom what you are going through. We are here for you if you ever need anything or just a voice to talk too. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you guys

  49. We are so sorry for your loss. Sending you prayers of comfort, healing, and love during this difficult time. Always in our thoughts and prayers.

  50. Dear Sandy, John, and Corey,

    I am so sorry for your loss. I have such fond memories of spending time with you all when we lived nearby in Williamsville. Kyle was a great person and will be deeply missed.



  51. I am so sorry to hear about Kyle. Losing a child is the most heartbreaking loss there is. Your family is in my thoughts…💔

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