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Leon "Lee" Lookingbill, Jr.

February 21, 1958 — January 9, 2017

Leon "Lee" Lookingbill, 58, of Cambridge, died Monday, January 9, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family.  A funeral mass will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 14th, at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Cambridge.  Father John Burns will officiate.  Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery, Cambridge.  Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church.  Memorial may be made to the Lee Lookingbill Memorial Fund.  Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, Cambridge, is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Leon George Lookingbill, Jr. was born February 21, 1958 in Denville, NJ, the son of Leon G., Sr. and Alaine C. Fischer Lookingbill.  He was educated in Denville and Cambridge schools and was a member of the Class of 1976.  His marriage to Dee M. Drehman took place on October 24, 1981 in Cambridge.  Lee was an electrician and worked with his father-in-law at Drehman Electric.  After Dale Drehman retired in 1990, he went to work at the Henry County Highway Department for eight years.  Lee then started his own business, LL Electric, which he operated until his death.  He also worked part time for the Illinois Department of Transportation for eight winters.

His memberships include St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Valley View Club, both of Cambridge, and the National Rifle Association.  Lee served on the Valley View Board of Directors for several years.  He also served on the Cambridge Fire Department.  His hobbies included NASCAR, and he was a big Dale Earnhart fan.  He enjoyed  riding his Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, fishing, and hunting.

Those surviving are his wife, Dee, a daughter and son-in-law, Elyse and Luke Littrel, a son, Kale (Patty Brown) Lookingbill, five grandchildren, Hayden, Braylen, and Tayven Littrel, Kennedy and Drehman  Lookingbill, his mother, Alaine Lookingbill, and a brother and sister-in-law, Bruce and Marietta Lookingbill, all of Cambridge.  Other survivors include a brother-in law, Dave Matheny, Cambridge, a brother-in-law and his wife, Donavan and Emilia Drehman, Bettendorf, and a sister-in-law, Debi Pease, Cambridge. His father and a sister, Susan Matheny, preceded him in death.

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