BLOOMINGTON - Steven H. Legner, 56, of 31 Crosswinds Court, Bloomington, died at 10:39 a.m. Tuesday (June 19, 2007) at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, Normal, with the Rev. Larry Gaylord officiating. Burial will be in Chenoa Cemetery, Chenoa. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Carmody-Flynn Williamsburg Funeral Home, Bloomington.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Community Cancer Center, 407 E. Vernon Ave., Normal, or to a charity of the donor's choice.
Steve was born June 1, 1951, in Pontiac, the son of Harold and Ann Chapman Legner. He married Linda Diemer on May 26, 1984, in Bloomington. She survives.
Also surviving are his mother, Ann Legner, Pontiac; two sons, Cory (Jennifer) Legner, Flower Mound, Texas, and Brad (Carrie) Legner, Hudson; one stepdaughter, Heather Smith Coe, Bloomington; two sisters, Patricia (Bill) Frank, Houston, Texas, and LeeAnn (Jim) Alexander, Hiram, Ga.; and three grandchildren, Aidan and Evan Legner, and Raileigh Legner.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Steve graduated from Pontiac Township High School and Illinois State University. He had worked for DMI in Goodfield, SMF in Minonk, and owned and operated Leggy's in Bloomington. He was also employed for 16 years at Mitsubishi Motors North America in Normal, where he was production planning and inventory control manager. He was currently employed as a salesman for Central Illinois Trucking in Normal.
Steve was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Normal and was active in the Bloomington-Normal Jaycees Club for many years. He was a member of the Bloomington-Normal Transportation Board; the American Production Inventory Control (APIC); Party Posse Motorcycle Club in Bloomington; was past president of the Crosswinds West Condo Association; served as an IHSA basketball official; and was a member of and is currently vice president of the El Paso Golf Course board.
Steve was a loving son, husband, father and grandfather and will be dearly missed by his family and friends.