Saturday, July 23, 2011

LeROY — Glenn McKinley, 83, LeRoy, passed away at 2:12 p.m. Sunday (July 10, 2011) at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.
His funeral will be at noon Thursday at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, LeRoy. Burial will follow in East Lawn Memorial Gardens, Bloomington. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Association, 2424 W. Nebraska Ave., Peoria, IL 61604.
Glenn was born Nov. 19, 1927, in Charlotte Township, son of Clarence W. and Alice Milstead McKinley. Glenn married Sheralyn Shoemaker on Oct. 8, 1950, in Chatsworth. She passed away June 24, 1998.
Surviving are two daughters, Kathy (Ted) Lacina, Bartlett, and Debbie (Bobby) Underwood, Pontiac; two sons, Kevin McKinley, Bloomington, and Mark (Diana) McKinley, Tucson, Ariz.; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Shirley Gifford, Lena, and Phyllis Leathers, Pinella Park, Fla.; one brother, Robert McKinley, Bloomington; and very dear friend, Patsy Walker, LeRoy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, one sister and two grandsons.
Glenn was a 1945 graduate of Chatsworth Township High School. He was a World War II veteran serving with the occupation forces in Germany. He belonged to American Legion Post 1015, Mahomet, and worked for more than 50 years as a carpenter and carpenter contractor.
Glenn was a loving father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and devoted friend who will be deeply missed.

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