Thomas C. LEITH

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Thomas C. Leith

LINCOLN, IL - Thomas C. Leith, 68, passed away at 4:55 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Ill.

Tom was born Jan. 10, 1945, in Lincoln, son of Courtland and Rosemary Sheley Leith. He was united in marriage to Myrna Hobbs on Aug. 31, 1975, in Funks Grove, Ill. She survives in Lincoln.

Other survivors include his son, Thomas Eric (Kathlene) Leith of Blue Springs, Mo., with grandchildren, Noah and Henry; daughter: Stacey (Michael) Kabiri of Hilton Head, S.C., with grandchildren, Nicholas and Kelsey; stepsons: Toby (Diane) Pleasant of Decatur, Ill., with grandchildren, Abby Sprague, Blake Pleasant, Dayne Pleasant and Terra Rasmussen, and Timothy (Kelly) Pleasant of Bradenton, Fla., with grandchildren, Karlie Esler, Darcie Pleasant and Tad Pleasant; sisters, Darlene Guy of Lincoln and Roseanne Jackson of Tampa, Fla.; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents and his parents.

Tom proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Tom was the owner of Leith Construction Inc. He was a member of the Lincoln Jaycee's and the Elks Lodge.

Services for Thomas will be held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. A visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26 also at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Zion Cemetery in Lincoln with military rites being accorded by the Lincoln American Legion Post #263.

Memorials may be made to the Logan County Humane Society or to the .

A luncheon will follow the cemetery services and the family wishes for those who will be attending to call 217-737-8392.



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Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home
127 South Logan Street Lincoln, IL 62656
(217) 732-4155
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Lincoln Courier on Nov. 25, 2013
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