Leon Polson

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Leon Polson

July 13, 1952 - August 05, 2018

Leon Polson, 66, of Hoopeston, passed away at 3:45 a.m. Sunday, August 5, 2018, at home.
Leon was born on July 13, 1952, in Danville, Ill., the son of Earnest and Sarah Anna (Crabtree) Polson.
He married Patricia Hile on March 14, 1981, in Woodland. She preceded him in death on August 29, 2010. He later married Chris Kutch Johnson on October 8, 2016, at Mann's Chapel. She survives.
He also is survived by one stepson, Chad Johnson of St. Peters, Mo.; sister-in-law, Janice Polson of Hoopeston; three nieces, Karen (Darrin) Eighner of Rankin, Lois Cox of Stateline, Ind., and Linda Nosler of Hoopeston; and two nephews, Kevin (Monica) Polson of Cheyenne, Wyo., and David (Deb) Nosler of Hoopeston.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Gene Polson; and sister, Lucille Nosler.
Leon graduated from Hoopeston Area High School in 1970. He later graduated from DACC in 1972 and from EIU in 1974.
Leon owned and operated Polson Insurance Agency, in Hoopeston, since 1980. He was a member of the Hoopeston Jaycees and Star Lodge 709. Leon enjoyed traveling, camping, spending time with his family and he was an avid Chicago Bears fan. He also enjoyed his cats and he loved to always be working.
A Celebration of Leon's Life will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 9, at the Blurton Funeral Home in Hoopeston. He will be laid to rest following the services in Floral Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Masonic services at 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hoopeston Jaycees or Star Lodge 709. The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Leon's life. Memories or photos may be shared with the family on his everlasting memorial page at: www.BlurtonFuneralHomes.com
Published on August 6, 2018
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Wednesday 08 Aug

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309 East Washington Street, Hoopeston, IL, USA

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309 East Washington Street, Hoopeston, IL, USA


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