Joseph “Glenn” Leisure, 76, of Patoka, passed away April 11, 2017 at his home. He was born the son of Harrell and Zelma (Warren) Leisure on September 29, 1940 in Forrest, IL. He married Mildred Ard on June 27, 1964 in Chicago.
Survivors include his loving wife, Mildred Leisure of Patoka; devoted children Connie Gilroy of Patoka, Vickie Leisure of Countryside, IL, Raymond Leisure of Indiana; beloved granddaughters Valerie Gilroy and Katrina Gilroy of Romeoville, fond brother David Leisure of Columbus, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews.
Glenn was a construction truck driver for over 40 years in the Chicagoland area. While employed, he was a member of the Local 731 Teamsters. After retirement, he moved to Patoka to be in the country. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and watching the horse races.
Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Day Macz Funeral Home in Patoka with Pastor David Rogers officiating. Burial will follow at Gilman Cemetery in Gilman, IL. Friends and relatives are invited for visiting hours from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home on Saturday. Memorial contributions in Glenn’s memory may be made to the Celtic Hospice. On-line condolences and memories of Glenn may be shared with the family at www.maczfuneralhomes.com or on their Facebook page.