Dennis W. Leemon, 74, of Sparta, IL; born on June 14, 1945; passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.
Mr. Leemon was a farmer and a coal miner. He was a member of the UMWA. Dennis loved farming and tending to his animals. Most of all he loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents – Eugene and Oleta, nee Wilkie, Leemon.
He is survived by his wife – Brenda, nee Lilly, Leemon whom he married on July 4, 1964 at Wildy Church in New Athens, IL. His children – Lisa (Richard) Zweigart of Evansville, IL; Kevin (Alexess) Leemon of Marissa, IL. His grandchildren – Allana Lehde; Alexandrea (Daniel) Nelson; Oliva Leemon; Joshua Leemon; Nathan Leemon; Ruby Leemon. His great-grandchildren – Logan Lehde; Lilyan Lehde; Jada Nelson; Dani Nelson and a great-grandson who is expected soon. Also survived by one sister – Gayle Sinn of Marissa, IL.
Memorials may be made to the Marissa FFA Alumni Scholarship Fund.
Condolences to the family may be expressed online at www.heilschuessler.com.
Visitation: Friends may call at the Leemon Farm at 10329 County Road 18 in Sparta, IL on Sunday, August 25, 2019 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm.
Funeral: Memorial services will be held at the Leemon Farm at 10329 County Road 18 in Sparta, IL on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 3:00pm with Rev. Dr. Donald Wagner officiating.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.