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David E. Leetham

March 30, 1967 ~ November 29, 2023 (age 56) 56 Years Old

David Leetham Obituary

David Eugene Leetham, age 56, of Hillsboro, passed away November 29, 2023, in Lincoln.

He was born March 30, 1967, in Hillsboro, Illinois to Carl E. “Sonny” and Carol Ann (Ewald) Leetham.

David graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1985. He worked for Schutt Manufacturing, and he served in the US Navy. He was an outdoorsman, having always enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, and riding dirt bikes. He was also a lover of all animals, his music, and socializing with friends.

He married Melissa Kruger and they later divorced.

He is survived by his father Carl “Sonny” (wife April) Leetham of Hillsboro, two brothers Kevin (wife Jenny) Leetham and Randy (wife Holly) Leetham both of Hillsboro, as well as nieces and a nephew Alexis, Alec, and Alivia Leetham, and a great-nephew Colton Powell-Leetham.

He was preceded in death by his mother Carol and his grandparents.

Memorials can be directed to Paws Care.

A visitation will be held Monday, December 4, 2023, from 10:00 AM – Noon with a funeral service to follow. Services will be held at Hough & Sons Funeral Home in Hillsboro with Troy White officiating. Burial will be in Waveland Cemetery in Hillsboro.

The family is being assisted by Hough & Sons Funeral Home in Hillsboro.

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December 4, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hough & Sons Funeral Home
1119 School St
Hillsboro, IL 62049

Funeral Service
December 4, 2023

12:00 PM
Hough & Sons Funeral Home
1119 School St
Hillsboro, IL 62049


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