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Dr. Charles Mauzey LECRONE

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Dr. Charles M.

LeCrone

SHELBYVILLE, IL - Dr. Charles Mauzey LeCrone died at the age of 76 on Friday, March 28, 2014, at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

A family graveside service will be held Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Glenwood Cemetery in Shelbyville, Ill.

Memorials may be given to: the or the National Audubon Society.

Dr. LeCrone was born Dec. 28, 1937, in Shelbyville, Ill., the son of Charles Alfred "Buck" and Victoria Grace E. Mauzey LeCrone. He grew up in Springfield, Ill.; and, after graduating from Springfield High School, he attended the University of Illinois for his undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees in education. He was a varsity letter winner at the University of Illinois in track and field.

He married Beverly Joan Wilson on Feb. 25, 1962.

Dr. LeCrone spent 30 years as a public school educator in various school districts across the State of Illinois. He served as a teacher, assistant principal, principal and finished his career as the superintendent of schools for Riverside-Brookfield High School District #208.

He is survived by his wife, Joan LeCrone of Shelbyville, Ill.; sons, Charles LeCrone (Kathleen) of Excelsior, Minn., and Brian LeCrone (Samantha) of Naperville, Ill.; brother, Armand LeCrone (Suzanne) of Wickenburg, Ariz.; sister-in-law, Marilyn Hamparzomian (husband, Lazar) of Shelbyville, Ill.; seven grandchildren: Geoffrey, Cameron, Emily, Trevor, Grace, Dianna and Jack; nephews, Armand and Andrew LeCrone; and niece, Suzanne Oesterling.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Tyler Scott LeCrone.

Arrangements are by Howe and Yockey Funeral Home in Shelbyville. Send condolences at www.howeandyockey.com.



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