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Les Eck Leasure

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 8:06 p.m. CST

WILMINGTON, Ill. — Mr. Les Eck Leasure, 75, of Wilmington, Ill., passed away Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at his home.

Born June 25, 1937, in Wilmington, Ill., Les is a son of Temple Nadine Willis-Leasure of Wilmington and the late Leslie Nelson Leasure. He was raised in Ritchie and worked as a union laborer.

He was a former member of the Wilmington Moose Lodge, and will be remembered for always being on his motorcycle.

Survivors include his mother, Temple Leasure of Wilmington; two daughters, Lanette and Michelle; one son, Leslie Allen; several grandchildren; two brothers, Everett Dale Leasure of Joliet, Ill., and Kenneth Paul Leasure of Ritchie, Ill.; his former wife and friend, Cissy Leasure of Shorewood; and five step-children.

Les is preceded in death by his father; sister, Trudy in childhood; and one daughter in infancy.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at Freitag-Reeves & Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road, in Wilmington.

Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the funeral home.

Burial with full military honors will be at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.

Friends may sign the online guest book by logging onto http://www.frbfuneral.com.

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Freitag-Reeves & Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. For more information, call (815) 476-2181.

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