Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Gregory R. "Tank" Letner - Mattoon

Hi Brother John, Rick Casteel here,   Greggory "Tank" R. Letner

I was ask by Mrs. Doris Letner, Greggory R. (Tank) Letner Widow to try and help her get the word out of the Passing of her Husband and member of the Valley of Danville.

 Early last Sat. Morning Greggory Passed unexpectedly, the arrangements are as follows.

Visitation Tue. 23 Feb. 4-8 P.M. Masonic service at 8 P.M. Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home 1200 Wabash Mattoon Il

Funeral 10 A.M. Wed. same place.

Cards may be sent to 3420 Marion St. Mattoon Il 61938

Thanks Brother Ricky K. Casteel  MSA

MATTOON – Greggory R. "Tank" Letner, age 57, of Mattoon passed away at 3:21 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 20, 2016) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Coles County.
The funeral service in his honor will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, at Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, 1200 Wabash Ave., Mattoon, IL 61938. The Rev. Kelly Brewster, the Rev. Dave Baldwin and the Rev. Steve Elder will officiate. Interment will be in Dodge Grove Cemetery, Mattoon.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Masonic rites will be conducted at 8 p.m. by the Mattoon Masonic Lodge 260.
Tank was born April 24, 1958, in Mattoon, the son of Wendell R. and Sara L. (Houchin) Letner. He married Doris A. Dow on Nov. 17, 1990.
He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Doris Letner of Mattoon; three children, Adam Wayne Alvis and wife Jennifer of Mattoon, Leah Marie Ramey and fiance Paul of Louisville, Ky., and Deacon Wendell Revere Letner of Mattoon; one sister, Sally L. Letner of Mattoon; and two brothers, Robert L. Ballinger and wife Sheryl of Mattoon and Ron E. Ballinger and wife Karla of Mattoon. He leaves three grandchildren, Blake A. Alvis of Mattoon, Connor E. Alvis of Mattoon and PJ LeGrande of Louisville, Ky.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Tank was the owner and operator of Bob's East Side Package. He formerly attended the Marshall Avenue Christian Church in Mattoon.
Memberships included the Masonic Lodge 260 of Mattoon, Shriners Ainad Temple of East St. Louis, Cornbelt Shrine Club Ansar of Charleston, and Scottish Rite Valley of Danville; he was a founding member of the East Side Knife and Gun Club of Mattoon and former member of the Mattoon Pranksters.
He was a supporter of the Big Brothers Big Sisters program, Mattoon YMCA and Camp New Hope.
Tank was an avid fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Oakland Raiders and the Fighting Illini. He was well known for his knowledge, selection and collection of cabernet wines, and for being brutally honest.
In his free time, he could be found enjoying the wind in his face on one of his three motorcycles - a Harley Fat Boy, a Harley Electra Glide and a Triumph.
Family, motorcycles and music were three of his greatest loves.
Memorials in his honor may be made to the organization of the donor's choice.

Please visit www.mitchell-jerdan.com or www.facebook.com/mitchelljerdanfuneralhometo light a virtual candle in his honor or share a memory with his family.

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