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Leon H. "Bud" Perley


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Leon H. "Bud" Perley Obituary
Leon H. "Bud" Perley
DUNLAP - Dr. Leon H. "Bud" Perley, 86, of Punta Gorda, FL, formerly of Dunlap, passed away at 12:50 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 2018, at the Tidewell Hospice Home in Port Charlotte, FL.
Dr. Perley was born on January 6, 1932, in Anniston, AL, to the late Leon and Dorothy Elwell Perley. He married Shirley R. Seppelt on December 30, 1951, in Dunlap. She preceded him in death on May 12, 2013, in Peoria.
Others preceding him in death were a great-grandson, Zaedon Houseman; one brother; and one sister.
Surviving are one son, Steven S. Perley of Kentucky; one daughter, Jane Perley Cannon of Canton; three grandchildren, Ryan, Ashley and Adam; and four great-grandchildren.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Dr. Perely was on the Board of Trustees at Commerce Bank. He was a member of the Rotary and was active in the Boy Scouts and United Way.
Dr. Perely served as president of Illinois Central College for 13 years, retiring in 1989.
He was a member of First Federated Church.
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2018, at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria. Chaplain Mary Jane West will officiate. Burial of ashes will be in Mt. Hawley Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Illinois Central College Foundation, 1 College Drive, East Peoria, IL 61635-0001.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.thewiltonmortuary.com.

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Published in Peoria Journal Star from Mar. 17 to Mar. 19, 2018
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