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Leslie Etheridge

Died: September 24, 2021

Leslie H. Etheridge,92, of Champaign, was called home by his Lord and Savior September 24, 2021 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 29 at Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency Dr. West, Savoy. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. prior to…read more

Leslie H. Etheridge,92, of Champaign, was called home by his Lord and Savior September 24, 2021 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 29 at Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency Dr. West, Savoy. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will be in the Grandview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Champaign.

Leslie Etheridge was born February 20,1929 in London, England, the son of Maude (Pater) and Harold Etheridge. He and his mother came to the United States, when he was 17 years old.

He retired civil service from Chanute Air Force Base, Rantoul, and as an instructor from Parkland College, Champaign. He played tennis with his civil service buddies, and he played bridge with friends.

He married Barbara Folkes on June 11, 1950. She passed away December 27,1995.

Leslie was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Doris Coddington, and grandson, Bryce Etheridge.

Leslie and Georgeanne Holmes were married July 11,1998. She survives, along with his daughter Dixie (George) Schoonover of Mahomet, a son Randy (Cathy) Etheridge of Lawernceville, GA, a son Rob (Dawn) Etheridge of Pesotum, and a daughter, Doris (Tim) Harpain of Clovis, CA., and step-daughter, Anje Smith. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Leslie was involved with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren by attending their sports, music and school functions. He loved to travel and would always be anxious to go somewhere. He loved his family and any time he could be with them was special.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Condolences may be offered at www.morganmemorialhome.com.

 

 

 

 

 

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Time: 11:00 am

Morgan Memorial Home

Address:

1304 Regency Dr. West
Savoy, Illinois 61874

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Time: 01:00 pm

Morgan Memorial Home

Address:

1304 Regency Dr. West
Savoy, Illinois 61874

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