Leonard R. Steward, 90, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 5:00 am May 16, 2022 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
He was born May 12, 1932 in Delafield, Illinois to the late Frank and Amy (Askew) Steward. Leonard is survived by his children, Diann May and husband, Bill, Cheryl Millenbine and husband, Donnie, Leonard “Lennie” Steward Jr. and wife, Teresa, Joyce Steward, Dana Ritchey and husband, Don, Cathy Carlile and husband, Steve; thirteen grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sisters, Anna Mae Southerd and Fern Hogue; and several nieces and nephews.In addition to his parents, Leonard was preceded in death by his son, David Steward; grandson, Leonard Steward, III; and sister, Linda Tate. Leonard worked as a barber since 1963. He also owned and operated his own taxi service in Mount Vernon.
A Visitation will be held Thursday, May 19, 2022 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will begin at 1:00 pm with Mr. Jimmy Jines officiating. Interment will follow at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Dahlgren, Illinois. Memorials may be made in Leonard’s honor to Jefferson County Animal Shelter.Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.