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James "Jim" A. Leddy, 73, Logansport, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017, in his residence.
Born June 24, 1943, in Portland, Oregon, he was the son of the late Joseph R. and Dorothy (Johnson) Leddy. In 1984 in Canton, Illinois, he married Janet O'Dell, who preceded him in death in 2003.
Jim retired from Caterpillar after 30-plus years of working there. He is a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War. Jim was a member of the Peoria, Illinois, Shrine Club, member of the Masonic George Washington Lodge 022 out of Chillicothe, Illinois, and U.A.W Local 972.
Surviving are two daughters, Melissa (Matthew) Kukulka, Logansport, and Nadine Antolik, Pontiac, Illinois; grandchildren Joshua Maddock, Zachary Maddock, Morgen Maddock, Mitchell Antolik and Mia Antolik; great-grandchildren Carter Rund and Carsyn Maddock; brother Joe (Linda) Leddy, Bartonville, Illinois; and three sisters, Beverly Harvel, Princeton, Illinois; Joann Hall, Monticello; and Cheryl (Mike) Scherer, Chillicothe, Illinois.
He was preceded in death by three sons, Jimmy, John and Rick Leddy; and two grandsons, Robbie Leddy and Derick Maddock.
A celebration of life will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 26, in the Gundrum Funeral Home with Virgil Barker officiating. Burial will be Monday in the Marion National Cemetery, Marion.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of service Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Shriner's Children's Hospital or Premier Hospice, envelopes will be provided at the Funeral Home.
You may leave online condolences for James at www.gundrumcares.com
Published on March 23, 2017
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