LEE T. BOBO | 1947 - 2012 | Obituary

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Born: July 20, 1947
Died: April 21, 2012

U.S. Veteran

Lee T. Bobo, 64, of DeKalb, Illinois, died Saturday, April 21, 2012, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, DeKalb.

Born July 20, 1947, in Elaine, Arkansas, the son of LeRoy and Sarah Lee (Jackson) Bobo, he married Laverne Rose in Chicago, Illinois.

Lee graduated from Lakeview High School in Helena, Arkansas, in 1966. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne. Lee was a state trooper for the state of Illinois for 24 years. In retirement, he worked for the DeKalb Park District at Buena Vista Golf Course and also farmed corn, wheat and soybeans in Arkansas. He is survived by his wife, Laverne; his children, Glenda (Sidney) Dumas of North Aurora, Edward Bobo of Naperville and Daphne Bobo of DeKalb; grandchildren, Mikaela, Marcus, Edward Jr., Sydney, Elijah, Jackson and Rylee; his mother, Sarah Lee Bobo of Elaine, Arkansas; seven brothers, Charles Dunlap, James Jackson, Sylvester (Alice) Bobo, Michael Bobo, Derome (Brenda) Bobo, Dennis (Patrice) Bobo and Ricky (Ruby) Bobo; four sisters, Dorothy Hamer, Sarah Anna Hoskin, Bertha (Terry) Quiney and Linda (Billy) Duncan; his aunt, Odessa Young; daughter, Trina (Carlos) Livingston-Wedderburn of Indianapolis, Indiana, and her children, Shelby, Lashauna and Shalaby; four sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law; and many, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by father, LeRoy; and two brothers, Edward Bobo and Ray Bobo.

The funeral service will be held Saturday, April 28, at Anderson Funeral Home, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, with the Rev. Robert Vaughn officiating and full military honors provided by the DeKalb County Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 3:30-5 p.m. Saturday. Funeral services will be at 5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Lee T. Bobo Memorial Fund, in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115.

For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022.

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