Gregory Kelleher, age 57, of Springfield, Illinois and formerly of Pontiac and Dwight, Illinois, died Friday morning, August 26, 2022 at his home following a battle with cancer. Born August 11, 1965, Gregory was a son of Patrick A. Kelleher Sr. and Sharon Eaton (nee Meredith). Greg will most be remembered for his love of family, spending time and traveling with his children; and never missing one of the kids’ events, whether it be sporting events, scholastic bowl meets, or band performances. He was a huge Chicago sports fan, especially the Bears, and he was blessed to attend several Bears/Packers games with his son, Joel. In addition to family, Greg also enjoyed being with friends, participating in euchre and spades tournaments; playing chess with Joel; and eating at The Whistle Stop Cafe in Diamond. Greg was a great man, a loving and supportive father, and he was generous to everyone who was fortunate enough to know and love him. Survivors include his three children:  Alexandra (Elijah Grigsby) Kelleher of Spring-field, Illinois; Gregory “Joel” Kelleher of Chicago, Illinois; and Alicia LaRouech of DeKalb, Illinois; four grandcats: Katniss, Pearl, Tubbs, and Juno. Also surviving are five siblings:  Martha (Valentino) Salinas, Patrick “Andy” (Tracy) Kelleher Jr., Bernie (Tammy Jameson) Kelleher, and Sherry (Tom) Leonard, all of Dwight, Illinois, and Angela Kelleher of Braid-wood, Illinois; step-mother, Sue Kelleher of Braidwood, Illinois; 13 nieces, eight nephews, 15 great-nieces and nephews, and special friends: Tiffany LaRouech of Coal City, Illinois; Jacob Mueller of Springfield, Illinois; and the Sharer/LaRouech family of Dwight, Illinois and Coal City, Illinois. Greg was preceded in death by his parents. Cremation rites have been accorded. A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date. Preferred memorials in Greg’s memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, American Cancer Society, or to Malala Fund. Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guestbook, upload photographs, and share Greg’s memorial page online through social media: Cremation services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Coal City (815-634-2125)