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John T. Leister "Honest John"

Louisville - Leister, John T., "Honest John", 73, passed away Friday, May 11, 2018.

He is preceded in death by his parents John T. Sr. & Kathleen Leister, a brother Charlie Leister, and a grandson Chance Leister.

He was a employee of L.G.& E. and also worked at Shawnee Golf Course for 10 years. John loved playing cards, going to the track, the boat and spending time with his family & friends.

He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years Patricia A. Leister; his daughter: Tammy Henley (Tim); three sons: Tommy (Lisa), Timmy and Travis Leister; four sisters: Peggy Collard (Bob), Ruthie Parker, Beverly Baker (John) and Wilma Horn; one brother: George Leister (Norma); 11 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren; and his best friend Pinochle.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at J. B. Ratterman & Son, 2114 W. Market St. with burial at Resthaven Memorial Park. Visiting will be held Monday, May 14, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

To my dear husband and partner in life. I am going to miss you so very much. Love, your Sweetie.
Published in The Courier-Journal from May 13 to May 15, 2018
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