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Richard Leighton

Richard H. Leighton

May 23, 1926 - July 30, 2020
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Obituary

Richard H. Leighton, 94, of Orland Park, IL died Thursday, July 30, 2020 at his daughter’s residence in Dyersburg. Born in Chicago, IL, he is the son of the late Harold and Helen Skonig Leighton. He was an automobile mechanic. Richard had a zest for life and loved riding motorcycles, busting & most outdoor sports until he was in his 70’s.
Graveside services will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside, IL
He is survived by three daughters, Marianne Ripper (John) of Indian Trail, NC, Pat Eudaley of Dyersburg, Janet Andorf (Gary) of Homer Glen, IL; one son, Rick Leighton (Carolyn) of Newbern; four grandchildren, Greg Eudaley (Katie), Jessica Bustamonte, Kyle Leighton, Lisa Leighton and three great-grandchildren, Barnes Eudaley, Mariana Bustamonte and John Bustamonte.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Irene M. Leighton
The family requests memorials be directed to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday August 3, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Monday August 3, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Lawn Funeral Home - Orland Park
    Address
    7732 W. 159th St.
    Orland Park, IL 60462
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday August 3, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday August 3, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Lawn Funeral Home - Orland Park
    Address
    7732 W. 159th St.
    Orland Park, IL 60462
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Fr. Artur Sowa
  • Interment

    Monday August 3, 2020 |
    When
    Monday August 3, 2020
    Location
    Queen of Heaven
    Address
    1400 S. Wolf Rd.
    Hillside, IL 60162
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