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Leonard Eugene Fleenor

September 16, 1940 ~ February 9, 2018 (age 77)

Leonard Eugene Fleenor, 77 of Hoopeston, passed away at 8:19 pm Friday, February 9, 2018, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Mr. Fleenor was born September 16, 1940, in Hoopeston, the son of Roscoe and Margaret (Byerly) Fleenor.

He is survived by his wife- Kathleen (Kerley) Fleenor; sister- Viola Longfellow of Hoopeston; numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sister-Helen Brandenburg; brother in laws- Glenn Brandenburg and Robert Longfellow.

Leonard graduated from Hoopeston High School.   He served in the United States Navy from 1958 to 1962. After serving in the military he returned to Hoopeston and worked at FMC, as a machinist.

Leonard enjoyed having fun and spending time with friends.   His family meant everything to him and he enjoyed spending time with his sister’s families.

A Celebration of Leonard’s Life will be held at 12:00 pm on Friday, February 16, 2018, at Blurton Funeral Home, Hoopeston, with Pastor Tom Cici officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Hoopeston American Legion Post # 384.  Mr. Fleenor will be laid to rest in Floral Hill Cemetery, with full military rites conducted by the Hoopeston American Legion Post # 384. The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Leonard’s life. Memories or condolences may be shared with the family on his everlasting memorial page at:

Donations may be made to:

American Legion Post #384
Hoopeston IL 60942

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