Delbert A. Leigh

Born: Wed., Aug. 15, 1934
Died: Mon., Apr. 15, 2019


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Apr. 17, 2019
Location: Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home- Nokomis Location

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Apr. 18, 2019
Location: First Baptist Church

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Delbert A. Leigh 84 of Nokomis, Illinois passed away April 15, 2019 at St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL.

Delbert the son of Earl Leigh and Mary Hill Leigh was born August 15, 1934 in Ramsey, IL. He married  Beverly Lehnen October 23, 2005. She survives as do children David (Jeanne) Leigh of Vandalia, Timothy (Karen) Leigh of Centralia, Susan (Keith) Branson of Centralia, stepchildren Kirk (Kristy) Morris of Nashville TN, Renee Hewitt of Vandalia, grandchildren Jennifer Carter, Jason Leigh, Jamie Alexander, Aaron & Lindsey Branson, Michael Leigh, Christy Wilson many great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren, brother William (Janice) Leigh of Decatur, Mary Hahn and June (Roger)) DeWerff of Nokomis. He was preceded in death by a grandchild David Jr., his parents and siblings Stella McLean,  Robert, Carl, Ralph and Gene Leigh.

Del was a member of the First Baptist Church of Nokomis and retired from Caterpillar in Decatur.

Funeral services will be Thursday, April 18, at 11:00 am in the First Baptist Church of Nokomis with visitation Wednesday evening from 5 to 7 pm in Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home Nokomis with interment in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery.

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Martin Hunter
   Posted Thu April 18, 2019
Bev, I was very sorry to hear of your loss. My condolences to all the family in this time of sorrow. Martin Hunter

Randy Morrell
   Posted Tue April 23, 2019
What a sad thing to see. Delbert was one of the nicest men I encountered while working at Cat. More importantly he was a strong, supporter of his union UAW local 751. Bill, I hope you see this and get in touch. 618-977-8544. So very sorry for your loss!

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