George Matthew Lenon, Jr., age 64, of Goreville, Illinois, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2022 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri.
George was born December 29, 1957 in Blue Island, Illinois, a son of George and Catherine Bernadine (Hayes) Lenon. He married the love of his life, Jan Spiller on August 15, 1987 in Stonefort. Prior to retiring, George had worked for the federal prison for more than 35 years.
He is survived by his spouse Jan Lenon of Goreville, IL; three sons, Doug (Lisa) Hall, Brodie (Samantha Licka) Lenon, and Casey Lenon; one grandson, Dawson Hall; and four siblings, Eddie Lenon, David (Lisa) Lenon, Tina (Stacy) Hill, Jimmy (Robin) Lenon; and one sister-in-law- Crystal Lenon. He is preceded in death by his parents, George Matthew Lenon, Sr. and Catherine Bernadine (Hayes) Lenon and one brother- Jerry Lenon.
Visitation will be Sunday, December 4th, 2022 from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM at Blue Funeral Home in Goreville. Funeral Service will be held Monday, December 5, 2022, 11:00 AM at Blue Funeral Home in Goreville with Rev. Kenny Blumenstock officiating. Burial will follow at County Line Cemetery in Creal Springs.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the County Line Cemetery.