Marcus  Lisby
Marcus Shawn Lisby, 37, of Danville, Ill., went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 29, 2019, at his home.
Marcus was born April 4, 1982, to parents Henrietta Lisby and Timothy Mason. He attended Danville school and received his diploma from Danville High School. Marcus also attended Danville Area Community College.
Marcus enjoyed his family, working with electronics, being an all-around handyman and watching the Miami Heat.
Marcus loved his children. He enjoyed spending time with his Grandpa Henry and joking around with his sister Mya. Marcus was known for his smile and sense of humor.
Marcus leaves to honor in his memory his sons, Marcus and Marcel Lisby of Danville; his mother, Henrietta (Ronald) Hunter of Danville; his father, Timothy (Stephanie) Mason of Clarksville, Tenn.; his sisters, Mya Hunter of Bloomington, Ill., Anieka (Davion) Carter of Danville; step-siblings, TaNesha Green and Demarcus Taylor of Clarksville, Tenn.; his maternal grandfather, Henry Lisby of Danville; paternal grandfather, Everett (Virginia) Mason of San Antonio, Texas; his aunts, Cheryl Shields of Indianapolis, Monica (Diamond) Nichols and Analisa Mason of San Antonio, Texas; uncles, Michael (Vivian) and David Shields of Racine, Wis., and Everett (Lois) Mason of Clarksville, Tenn.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Delores (Shields) Savage; paternal grandmother, Bonnie Mason; maternal great-grandparents, Marietta and Buford Shields, Onie Hardy and George Lisby; paternal great-grandparents, Everett and Delores Mason and Katherine Street; aunt Janice (Shields) Moore; and uncles Lester Shields and Robert Mason.
Homegoing services will commence at noon Saturday, December 7, at New Life Church of Faith, 1419 N. Bowman Ave., Danville, Ill. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of the service. Pastor Darrell Hunter, officiant. Pastor Thomas Miller, eulogist. There will be a public viewing 1-5 p.m. Friday, December 5, at Leek & Sons Funeral Home, 304 E. Williams St., Danville.
Published on December 4, 2019


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Diana Carey
Dec 08, 2019
Henrietta, I hope you remember me from the years your mom was at North Logan. I just wanted to let you know that I am so sorry that you have lost your son. I can’t even imagine the pain. May God bless you and your family during this sad time and give you strength. Hugs, Diana
Jennifer Brigham-Flakes
Dec 06, 2019
Condolences to your family, praying for all of you.
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Dec 05, 2019
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Tony Shamell
Dec 05, 2019
I never got to meet you but I know your father may God bless your soul and your family will see you in heaven one day πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™
Virginia Barnett (Gin-Gin)
Dec 05, 2019
Henrietta and family I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Marcus I remember when he was a little boy I am praying for strength for you and and the family during this difficult you my friend
Analisa Mason
Dec 05, 2019
Rest easy nephew the Lord has you now and forever πŸ™πŸΌ