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James R. Leezer

 
September 13, 1935 - November 27, 2016
 

James R. Leezer, 81, of Springfield, formerly of Galesburg, passed away at 10:10 am, Sunday, November 27, 2016 at St. John’s Hospice. He was born September 13, 1935 in Mount Sterling, Illinois to Mark and Mabel (Garrity) Leezer. He married Carolyn M. (Nimrick) Bruce on October 4, 1974 in Galesburg and she survives.

Also surviving are his daughters, Anita (Bruce) Smith, Debbie (Brad) Graham and Cyndi Campbell; his sons, Tim Campbell, Jeff (Maria) Bruce, Ed (Chantel) Leezer and Brad (Chrisa) Leezer; eleven grandchildren and five great grandchildren; one brother Joe (Connie) Leezer.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Harold, Donald “Dick”, Edward and Bob Leezer and sister, Maxine Colgan.

Jim was a US Army Veteran. He retired from Wonder Bread and was an avid car salesman. He was a member of Christ the King Church.

Visitation: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Thursday, December 1, 2016 at Christ the King Church.

Funeral Mass: 12:30 pm, Thursday, December 1, 2016 at Christ the King Church with Reverend Joseph Ring officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016

Time: 11:30 am

End Time: 12:30 pm

Christ The King Church

Address:

1930 Barberry Drive, Springfield, IL, 62704

Service Information

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016

Time: 12:30 pm

Christ The King Church

Address:

1930 Barberry Drive, Springfield, IL, 62704

Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.


Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016

Time: 11:30 am

End Time: 12:30 pm

Christ The King Church

Address:

1930 Barberry Drive, Springfield, IL, 62704

Service Information

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016

Time: 12:30 pm

Christ The King Church

Address:

1930 Barberry Drive, Springfield, IL, 62704

Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.


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