We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Saturday, September 17, 2011 for 55 year old Leslie Eugene Champlin of Chester, who passed away Friday, September 9, 2011, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in Carbondale, IL.
Leslie was born April 07, 1956 in Alton, Illinois the son of John Champlin and Dixie (Pickett) Champlin. He married Yvonne Harle on October 23, 1977 in Millstadt, Illinois and she survives of Chester, IL.
Also surviving are three children: John D and Lisa Champlin of Chester, IL, Michael W. Champlin of Chester, IL, Jaci L. Covins and Billy of Royalton, IL; four grandchildren: Katherine Beck, Zackery Champlin, Autumn Cavins, and Alez Cavins; mother: Dixie Eichelmann of Edwards, MO; step father: Wesley Eichelmann of Edwards, MO; step sister: Lisa Meega of Waterloo, IL; step brother: Raymond Eichelmann of Waterloo, IL; brother-in-law: Michael Harle of SC; several nieces and nephews.
Leslie is preceded in death by his father, grandparents, and one sister, Connie.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 12:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church in Chester. Rev. Mike Fogerson will be officiating. Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
The preferred form of remembrance is for the love fund for the family.