Robert “Bob” Leslie, Jr., 68, of Peoria, IL passed away at 2:05 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family.
He was born November 15, 1950 in Streator, IL to Robert and Dorothy Peterson Leslie. He married Angela Fisher on November 15, 1986 in Peoria, IL.
Surviving are his wife, nine children Robert Gonzales, Maria Angelina Leslie Chavira, Timmy Leslie, Michelle Johnson, Nina (Brad) Loveless, Bobby (Shena) Leslie, Michelle Johnson, John (Jen) Leslie, Michael Leslie, Austin Leslie and Eli Fisher. Also surviving are 27 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Further surviving are his siblings, Wayne Leslie, Albert Leslie, Gary Leslie, Donald (Diane) Leslie, Dale (Patty) Leslie, Robert Roberts, Norma (Dennis) Jordan Sr. and Tammy (Todd) Mahoney. His parents, three sisters and one brother preceded him in death.
Robert was a loving husband, dad and grandpa. He loved spending time with his family, playing music working on cars and camping at Condit’s Ranch. He worked at Behr of Peoria for many years retiring in 2012.
Cremation rites have been accorded and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. To share a memory or send a condolence for his family, visit www.peoriafuneral.com.
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