Kenneth D. Lebeter

kenneth lebeter

January 29, 1946 ~ September 23, 2017

Kenneth D. Lebeter, 71, of Morrisonville, passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 12:53 a.m., at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.

He was born January 29, 1946 in Peoria, IL, the son of Albert “Dude” and G. Madeline Harmon Lebeter.

Kenneth proudly served his country in the United States Army.  After his honorable discharge, he worked as coal miner for 33 years, retiring from Crown #2 Mine.  He was a lifetime member of the NRA, member of the American Legion Post 721 in Morrisonville, as well as a past Boy Scout troop leader.  Kenneth also volunteered for the Morrisonville Ambulance for many years.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time outdoors, but most of all he loved spending time with his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Kenneth is survived by his son, Mike (wife, Linda) Lebeter of Morrisonville, IL; daughter, Robbi Lynn (companion, Brian Martin) Weeks of Litchfield, IL; grandchildren, Katrina (husband, Mark) Grundy of Morrisonville, IL, Madeline Lebeter of Cape Girardeau, MO, Jonathan Martin of Litchfield, IL, and Charles Williams of Raymond, IL; brother, Neil (wife, Carolyn) Lebeter of Taylorville, IL; and niece, Jenni Lebeter of Morrisonville, IL.

Visitation and Funeral Ceremony: The family will receive guests from 9:00 a.m. until the time of ceremony at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Grace Baptist Church, 900 Northern Ave., Taylorville, IL 62568, with Pastor Gerald McPhillips, celebrant.

Interment will follow the ceremony at Glenhaven Memorial Garden in Taylorville.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: American Legion Post 721, 607 Ricks St., Morrisonville, IL 62546.

Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home, 304 Carlin St., Morrisonville, IL 62546 has been entrusted with ceremonies.

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  1. Neil and Carolyn, so sorry to hear about your brother. We are keeping you both and all your family in our thoughts.

  2. I met Ken at the Taylorville Dialysis Center as he sat next to my dad during his treatments. Ken became part of the “family” and I really enjoyed visiting with him before they took him back for his treatments. He will be deeply missed by all of us. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family at this difficult time. May God give you comfort and strength as you face the days ahead. Blessings to you.

  3. So sorry to hear about Kenneth ” SPUDS ” we worked at the mine together for many years, he was a great guy and will be missed. Sorry I didn’t know until 10:00 tonight or I sure would have been there. you have my condolences.

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