Leslie Cisco

LESLIE A. CISCO, 91 CLINTON - Leslie A. Cisco, 91, of Clinton, IL passed away 6:05 p.m. July 6, 2013, at Manor Court, Clinton, IL. Leslie was born October 9, 1921, in Wapella, IL; the son of Lowell and Viola (Fenner) Cisco. He married JoAnne Bailey August 21, 1949. She passed away July 23, 1987. Surviving are his children, Leslie S. Cisco, Morris, IL, Lee A. Cisco, Fort Worth, TX and David B. (Jennifer) Cisco, Clinton, IL; 5 grandchildren, Travis, Cameron, Rachel, Hannah and Josie; one brother, Haldean Cisco, Galesburg, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Francis. Leslie was a WWII and Korean Conflict veteran serving in the Air Force. He worked for 30 years for Illinois Central Gulf Railroad before retiring in 1983. He enjoyed working on the farm for Richard Reynolds and Scottie May. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2013, at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL, with J. Kent Hickerson officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton, IL, with Military Honors. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com.

Published in The Journal-Standard on July 9, 2013