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Gary Lynn Leming

April 4, 1950 - July 17, 2020

Gary Lynn Leming, 70, of Springfield passed away on Friday July 17, 2020 at his home. He was born on April 4, 1950 in Peoria to David and Mary J. Williams Leming. He married Gretchen E. Pieper on September 8, 1973.

He is survived by his wife, Gretchen; three daughters, Kim (Ron) Matrisch of Rochester, Jennifer (Matt) Power of Springfield, and Laura (Tyler) O’Neill of Springfield; nine grandchildren, Nate and Hannah Matrisch, Lexi, Connor, Lleyton, Kayleen, and Piper Power, Liah and Molly O’Neill; one sister, Linda Johnson of Springfield; one brother, Danny (Anna) Leming of Spokane, WA; two aunts and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Preceding him in death are his parents.

Gary lived in Springfield for most of his life. He was a United Sates Army Veteran. He worked for the State of Illinois at various departments and retired from Veterans Affairs in 2012. Gary loved to travel and fish.

Memorial Gathering: 11 am -12 pm, Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Memorial Service: 12 pm, Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with Deacon Larry Day officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted.

Memorial contributions may be made to Land of Lincoln Honor Flight.

CDC Protocol shall be followed.

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, July 23, 2020

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Thursday, July 23, 2020

Time: 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, July 23, 2020

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map


Memorial Information

Land of Lincoln Honor Flight

Address:

57 Country Place
Springfield , IL 62703

(217) 585-1219 or (217) 652-4719 Map


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