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 Leslie King, Jr

Leslie King, Jr

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Death 26 Jan 2011 (aged 91)
Burial Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100150817 · View Source
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Leslie King Jr. passed into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 with his family by his side.
Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 1, at Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home, Decatur, with Pastor Ron Howerton of Maranatha Assembly of God officiating. Visitation will be 4:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, January 31, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Decatur. Military rites will be conducted by Macon County Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Research.

Les "Jake", Jr. was born December 29, 1919, the son of Bluford and Anna King. He married Mae Belle Hilliard. She preceded him in death in 2006. Les was a proud World War II veteran of the 33rd Infantry, United States Army. He was a member of the V.F.W., the American Legion and the Decatur Moose Lodge. In his early adult life he was a Democratic Precinct Committeeman for Hickory Point Township, serving for many years. He retired from Miles Chevrolet and Citizens National Bank. Les attended Maranatha Assembly of God.

Les leaves his children, Robert King (Cecelia) of Las Vegas, Nevada, Terri Gordon of Shelbyville, and Marcia Alsup (Jeff) of Decatur, seven grandchildren, and two great grandchildren, sisters Eugenia of Sullivan, and Betty of Decatur. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Mae Belle, brother Everett, and sisters Louise and Mildred.

Herald & Review Jan 31, 2011


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100150817
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leslie King, Jr (29 Dec 1919–26 Jan 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100150817, citing Graceland Cemetery, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by BjJ (contributor 46902476) .