Brent J. Leveling, 41, of Swansea, Ill., born March 31, 1974, in Swansea, Ill., passed away, Friday Feb. 5, 2016, at his residence.
Brent was a joy to be around and had a smile that would melt your heart. He loved kids and going to the Bread Company with his dad.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Rita, nee Mitchell, Leveling; his grandparents, Joseph and Francis, nee Haberl, Leveling Sr., and John and Ruby Jordan; and aunts and uncles, James and Peggy Leveling, Joseph and Nancy Leveling Jr., Mary and Tom Moll, and Catherine and George Coughlin.
Surviving are his father, Norman (Tina Carroll) Leveling; aunts and uncles, Judy and Bill Ratz of Fairview Heights, Ill., Carol and Duane McClanahan of Dupo, Ill., Raymond and Carolyn Leveling of O'Fallon, Ill., and John and Joan Leveling of Swansea, Ill.; many cousins, other relatives, friends, and his dear friends at the St. Louis Bread Company.
The family would like to thank Sheila Remice, Sharren Baynes, and Linda Coleman for the many years of care and support.
Memorials are appreciated to the
and Hospice of Southern Illinois. Memories and expressions of condolences may be made at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, Ill., with visitation an hour before the service. Interment will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
LAKE VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Feb. 7, 2016