LeRoy O’Dell Gwaltney
LeRoy O’Dell. Gwaltney, 82, lifetime resident of Gages Lake, IL passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at his home. He was born July 9, 1934 in Gages Lake, IL to Elza and Grace Gwaltney. LeRoy was a lifetime farmer retiring in 1991 and then worked as a truck driver for Lodesky and Genesis. He was a charter member of the Gagewood Lions Club. LeRoy enjoyed woodworking, gardening, traveling, bowling, and golfing. LeRoy is survived by his wife of 60 years, Judy, his sons Doug (Celena), Dale (Lori), and Dan (Wendy), his grandchildren Morgan, Sam (Camille), Kimberly (Eric), Drew (Michelle), Beth (Alex), Troy, Bryn (Brooke), Joshua, and Ian, his great-grandchildren Alec, Shannon, and Brock, his sister Louise Kutzler, and many other family members to numerous to mention. He was preceded in death by his parents. A visitation and funeral service is scheduled for Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 1:00pm until 4:00pm with a funeral service commencing at 4:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to either the American Cancer Society or St. Judes Children’s Hospital. For more information on services, call (847) 223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.