Rosewood Heights | Tuesday, January 19 2021 |
Jimmie L. Leuty, 74, passed away at 8:06 a.m. Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Alton Memorial Hospital.
Born July 25, 1946 in Paola, KS, he was a son of James S. and Virginia M. (Smith) Leuty.
He married Marilyn Christeson in Alton on June 30, 1968, and she survives.
A Vietnam War veteran, he served as a mechanic in the U.S. Army from 1965-1967. He retired from the Carpenter's Local #377, and was a member of the Moose and Eagles Lodges in Wood River. He was also a life member of Disabled American Veterans, Jack Graichen Memorial Chapter #90 in Edwardsville. He enjoyed playing cards, camping, and spending time with all of his family. Jim was a loving and devoted companion, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle.
In addition to his wife of 52 years, he is survived by a daughter, Sandra Kay Holt of O'Fallon, MO; two grandchildren, Nichole R. and Steven K. Holt; siblings, Lynda Jordan of Topeka, KS, Wanda Hovey of Bolivar, MO, David S. (JoAnn) Leuty of Dayton, NV, Dennis J. Leuty of Moro, and C. Ray Leuty of Mayetta, KS; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Carol Dunnaway.
According to his wishes, there will be no services.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, or Memorial Tree Planting.
Professional services entrusted to Paynic Home for Funerals, with an online guestbook available at www.paynicfh.com
Paynic Home for Funerals