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DANVILLE - Harvey LeRoy Reasor, 75, passed away Sunday July 2, 2017, at VA Illiana Health Care System in Danville, Ill.
He was born July 2, 1942, to Harvey and Cecelia (Tintorri) Reasor in Danville.
LeRoy married Sylva Jean Monroe on Dec. 26, 1964, in Ridge Farm, Ill.
LeRoy is survived by his wife; sons Steve Reasor of Danville, Jeff (Chantel) Reasor of Mesquite, Texas, and Chris (Becky) Reasor of Centralia, Ill.; grandchildren Tyler, Jake, Austin, Taylor, Sydney, Alexus, Logan and Alexis; five great-grandchildren; brother, Michael Reasor of Danville; a special aunt; and lots of cousins and special friends. He was preceded in death by his loving daughter Barbara Reasor; parents; grandparents; aunts and uncles.
LeRoy attended grade school and high school in Danville, and he joined the United States Army after graduation in 1960. He served active duty from October 1960 to October 1963; one year in the States and two years overseas stationed in Toul, France. During his tour he also visited Germany and Italy. He then served three years inactive duty until 1966.
After returning home, he worked with his dad at Reasor's Garage.
LeRoy enjoyed camping, fishing and watching NASCAR. He was an avid Dale Earnhart Sr. and Jr. fan.
LeRoy and Sylva celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary on Dec. 26, 2016. Spending time with his family was LeRoy's greatest joy.
A celebration of LeRoy's life will be at 1 p.m. Friday July 7, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermillion St., Danville. Entombment with military honors will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday July 6, at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made in LeRoy's name to the American Cancer Society. Please join his family in sharing memories, photos, and videos on his tribute wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
Published on July 4, 2017
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