Steven L. Mulvey

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Died: March 11, 2014
PEKIN ~ Steven Lynn "Steve" Mulvey, 57, of Pekin, passed away at 6:49 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Kindred Hospital in Peoria.;Born August 17, 1956 in Pekin to Lynn C. and Doris E. (Yavorshak) Mulvey, he married Julie F. Beecham on November 8, 1987 in Pekin. She survives.;Also surviving are his parents of Pekin, one son, Tyler Steven Mulvey of Pekin, one daughter, Michele (Jeff) Robertson of Carlsbad, NM, two grandchildren, Kaitlyn Robertson and Scarlet Robertson, one sister, Julie (Michael) Sash of Pekin, one brother, Ed (Nanette) Mulvey of Pekin, seven nieces and nephews, Luke (Janna) Beecham, Jon (Allison) Beecham, both of Indianapolis, IN, Michael Sash of Pekin, Steven Sash of St. Louis, Neil Mulvey, Nathan Mulvey and Jaclyn Mulvey, all of Pekin and his brother-in-law, Randy (Kathy) Beecham of Indianapolis, IN.;He was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Scott Lee Beecham.;A 1974 graduate of Pekin Community High School, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Hotel Management from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.;Steve last worked for Caterpillar, Inc. as a roll test operator and fork truck driver in East Peoria.;Steve was a member of Parkside Athletics and enjoyed working out 6 days a week. He enjoyed playing tennis and racquetball. Playing golf was a passion, mostly playing at Sunset.;Steve was commonly referred to as “coach” and coached baseball and basketball for his son and nephews through the Boys and Girls Club as well as Pekin Union Mission.;He was of the Christian faith.;His funeral will be at noon Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. The Rev. Gary L. Ford will officiate. Visitation will be from 10 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Prairie Haven Cemetery in Pekin.;In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to an education fund established for his son, Tyler, in care of the funeral home.;To express condolences online, visit

Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory

405 Rusche St
Creve Coeur, IL
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