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Loren C. Raleigh - 55

6/6/1964 - 2/23/2020

Tennessee, Illinois

    Loren C. Raleigh age 55 of Tennessee, Illinois, passed away Sunday, February 23, 2020, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.  He was born June 6, 1964, in Jacksonville, Illinois to Carl and Rose Bentley Raleigh.

    Surviving to mourn his passing are his parents Carl and Rose Raleigh of Colchester, 2 Brothers: Jim Raleigh, of Colchester, Mike Raleigh of Colchester, 5 Nephews: Devon (Becca) Raleigh, Zachary (Tiffany) Raleigh, Spencer (Haley) Raleigh, Benji (Audrie) Raleigh, Dawson Raleigh, 2 Great Nephews: Bryson Raleigh, Briley Raleigh, 1 Great Niece: Hadley Raleigh, along with his Uncles, Aunts and many Cousins.

    Loren worked for Go West Transportation in Macomb.  He had been an over the road truck driver for many years prior.  He attended and played football for Routt High School in Jacksonville and then attended Colchester High School Class of 1982.  He loved to race cars at the Macomb Speedway and watch car racing.  He enjoyed riding motorcycles, watching his nieces, nephews and cousins play sports, and listening to Elvis Presley.  He also was a member of a local pool league.  He loved to visit with all his friends, and was a friend to everyone.  Most of all Loren’s family was his life.

    Funeral services will be11:00A.M. Saturday, February 29, 2020, at Church of Our Saviors in Jacksonville, Illinois, burial will follow the services at East Cemetery in Jacksonville, Illinois.  Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Thursday, February 27, 2020, at Jones Mortuary in Colchester, then on Friday, February 28, 2020, from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville, Illinois.  Friends may view and sign the register book at the Jones Mortuary after 9:00 A.M. Thursday.  Memorial is to Blessing Hospital Hospice.  Online Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com

Thursday 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the Jones Mortuary Friday 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Buchanan and Cody Funeral Home, Jacksonville, Illinois

11:00 A.M. Saturday, at Our Saviors Church in Jacksonville, Illinois

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