DWIGHT – William Leo “Bill” Stevenson, Jr., 88, of Dwight passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at Heritage Health and Rehab Center in Dwight, IL surrounded by his family. A visitation was from 9 – 11 a.m., Friday, March 6, 2020 in St. Patrick Catholic Church, Dwight. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m., following the visitation, officiated by Father Chris Haake. Burial: St. Paul Cemetery, Odell. His 12 grandsons served as pallbearers. Memorials in honor of Bill may be made to Kankakee County Community Hospice; St. Patrick Catholic Church; or St. Paul’s School in Odell. Bill was born March 11, 1931 in Dwight, Illinois to William “Leo” Sr. and Hattie (Granger) Stevenson. He married Lois Jean Rygh on February 2, 1952 in St. Paul’s Church in Odell, IL. She survives in Dwight. He is also survived by his children:  James “Jim”  (Judy) of Dwight; Kathleen Robisky of Dwight; Joseph “Joe” (Melinda) Stevenson of Dwight; Rick (Lisa) Stevenson of Dwight; and Sheri (Bill) Bergeson of Ransom. Also surviving are his grandchildren: Jeff (Sheila Severson) Stevenson of Pekin, IL; Jason (Marni) Stevenson of Algonquin; Justin (Jenn) Stevenson of Morrison, IL; Jillian (Kris) Robles of Cedar Lake, IN; Jennifer (Tim Shepherd) Robisky of Dwight; Brian Robisky of Anderson, IN; Dennis Robisky of McGuire Air Force Base, NJ; Katelyn (Ryan) Mack of Des Moines, IA; Josh (Lisa) Stevenson of Dwight; Joey (Shelbi) Stevenson of Fishers, IN; Alesha (Brandon) Dawson of Braidwood, IL; Anna (Jeremy) Fracaro of Dwight; Jenna (Bryce) Mortensen of Dwight; Luke Stevenson of Dwight; Brian (Chelsie McCormick)  Bergeson of Ransom; Kevin, Mark, and David Bergeson, all of Ransom. Surviving great-grandchildren are:  Mason, Carter, Austin, Evan, Everett, Liam, Everly, Michael, Brianna, Zach, Josie and Scarlett. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, John Stevenson; sister, LaVon Sanford; and twins in infancy, Linda Jean and Lynn Ann. Bill enjoyed horse racing, euchre, gin rummy, the Chicago Cubs, John Deere tractors, and Willy’s Pub, which bears his name. He was active in the Ransom Men’s Softball, Dwight Men’s Softball, St. Patrick’s Church dart league team, a member of the Grundy County Farm Bureau, and had become a third-degree Knight of Columbus member, and above all, a lifelong farmer. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.