1955 - 2020
Alan Keith Lankford, 65, of McLeansboro, IL, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, IL.
Alan was born February 3, 1955 to William and Ruth (Page ) Lankford. He married Brenda (Moore )Campbell July 1, 1996 in McLeansboro and she survives.
Alan attended Rend Lake College for Mechanical/Maintenance and worked for Peabody Coal as a mechanic. He was of Baptist faith and a member of Second Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon and baptized at SugarCamp. Alan attended Ten Mile Baptist Church, McLeansboro, IL.
He enjoyed camping, fishing, river trips, gardening, plants, baking and most of all spending time with his children and grand/great grandchildren.
Alan is survived by his wife, Brenda Lankford, McLeansboro IL, two sons, Shawn (Leah) Lankford of Shilo, IL, Danny (DJ) Campbell of Whittington, IL; two daughters, Billie Jean (fiancé Randy Huff) Lueke of McLeansboro, IL and Jamie (Jeramiah Martin) Nesler of Salem, IL Two brothers, Gary (Cheryl) Lankford, Anthony (Toni) Lankford and one sister, Teri (Tim) McDonough.
15 Grandchildren: Jaralynn (Tyler) Murphy, Adrea (Brenton) Attebury, Danica (Brandon) Craddock, Marabeth (fiancé Scott Klaesner) Zieren, Amber and Rachel Lankford, Dafney Winebarger, Dakota Nesler, Sheridan and Shalea Campbell, Austin Bilderbeck, Cassie, Zack Howell, Justin and Jake Lueke.
5 Great Grandchildren: Westyn, Layton, Jenna, Hayden and August.
Our Very Special Sister-in-law, Shirley Bowlin, McLeansboro, IL
Preceding Alan in death were his parents, son John David Campbell, Sister Caroline Blackwell and grandson Caleb Howell.
MEMORIALS accepted for Prairie Heart Institute of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and will be accepted at Harre Funeral Home.
VISITATION is 12:00 noon to 2:00 P.M., Thursday, December 17, 2020 at Harre Funeral Home with FUNERAL Services held at 2:00 P.M. Burial will be held at Blooming Grove Cemetery with Pastor Jacob Gray officiating services.