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Kanyen James Feist

June 25, 2003 — July 12, 2023


Kanyen James Feist, age 20, of Salem, passed away Wednesday, July 12 at St. Vincent Hospital in Salem.

Kanyen was born June 25, 2003, in Jeffersonville, the son of Eric James Feist and Erin Hamilton Alexander. He was a 2021 homeschool graduate of Liberty Christian Academy.  He was a metal worker at Made-Rite in Pekin and attended Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Salem Ward.

Kanyen is survived by his parents:  Erin Alexander and Eric Feist (Michelle) of Salem, a brother:  Gavin Campbell of San Antonio, Texas, a sister:  Daegen Hamilton (T.J. Reardon) of Sellersburg, three half-sisters:  Aubrey, Addison and Kamiren Feist all of Salem, a stepsister:  Kiley Gilbert of Salem, his grandparents:  Susie Hamilton of Salem, and Jim and Shirley Feist of Salem, aunts, uncles and cousins:  Amy and K.C. Trotter, Laydon Trotter (Emily Carey) and Logan Trotter (Ashley Stephenson) of Pekin, Emily and Josh Roberts, Austin and Brandon Roberts of Salem, Tonya and Bob Clary, Morgan, Matthew and Emma Clary of Indianapolis, Tammy and Jason Swarens, Kyle and Allie Swarens of Ramsey, and Jeff and Amanda Feist, Rebekah and Ruben Grismore, Chloe Feist, and Hannah and Matt Coats of Pekin.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather:  Phillip Hamilton and great-grandparents:  Albert and Evelyn Wagner.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11AM at Weathers Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Little York.  Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8PM and Thursday from 9AM-time of service.

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