Mt. Vernon Register-News

December 4, 2012

Robert Leek


MT. VERNON — — Robert Beecher Leek, 55, of Salem, died 9:45 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Doctors Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Salem.

He was born Friday, March 8, 1957, in Portland, Ore., the son of Douglas and Helen (Garrison) Leek.

Robert was an aide at Jeffersonian Nursing Home in Mt. Vernon and attended Southwest Christian Church.

He is survived by sons, Billy Leek of Mt. Vernon, Robert Wayne Leek and wife Lisa of Mt. Vernon and Mark Meeks of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren, Johnathon Galloway of Sesser, Brooke Cooper of Salem, Trinity Leek of Salem, Sage Leek of Salem, Kyliee Leek of Effingham and Everett Leek of Fairfield; brother, Vernon Leek and wife Linda of Wayne City; sister, Delores Johnson of Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Clifford.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with Mr. Randy Sells officiating. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Mt. Vernon.

Visitation will be from noon until service time at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Leek family and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit for further information and to send condolences.