Obituary for Jack L. Leiby, Sr.
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Jack L. Leiby, Sr.

August 2, 1942 ~ November 10, 2017 (age 75)
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Jack L. Leiby, Sr., 75, of Rock Island, passed away on Friday, November 10, 2017 at his home. A Requiem Mass will be held at 10:30 am, Monday at Trinity Anglican Church, Rock Island. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 pm, Sunday at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Rock Island.  Burial will be in Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, where military honors will be conducted.  Memorials may be made in care of Trinity Anglican Church Outreach. Jack was born on August 2, 1942 in Peoria, a son of Albert and Lucille (Reuter) Leiby.  He married Charlotte L. Bennett in March of 1974, she passed away June 14, 1990.  Jack later married Jody Wendland on November 16, 1991 in Rock Island.  Jack earned his bachelor and Juris Doctorate degrees from the University of Illinois and was a private practice attorney from 1994-2011.  He also taught as an Adjunct Professor at Black Hawk College from 1982-2012.  Jack had served as Vice President and Trust Officer of the Rock Island Bank and Trust and Senior Vice President and Trust Officer of First National Bank, Moline.  Jack was also civically involved as a member of the Rock Island/Milan School Board.  He served as President of the Rock Island Public Library Board, Easter Seals and the Rock Island Noon Lions Club.   He was also a member of the Illowa Boy Scout Trust Council, the Rock Island Rotary Club and Friends of the Rock Island Public Library.  Jack also enjoyed membership in several area, state and nationwide associations including:  serving as Past President of the Quad City Stamp Club, American Philatelic Association, Rock Island County Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, American Bar Association and the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness.  He was also a longtime member of Trinity Anglican Church, Rock Island, where he served as Chancellor for many years. Jack was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Jody; children, Jack L. Leiby, Jr., Joshua Leiby, Jeremy (Danielle) Leiby, Judith Leiby, Heather (Andrew) McGeehan and Ryan (Ashley) Allen; grandchildren, Christopher, Cameron, Jerica, Jillian, Paul, Theodore, Charlotte, Thomas and Jaxton; siblings, Ron, Michele, Sally, Kathy and Tim. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Jennifer and granddaughter, Noelle. Online condolences may be left for the family at



 Service Information

November 12, 2017

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory
3030 - 7th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201

Requiem Mass
November 13, 2017

10:30 AM
Trinity Anglican Church
1818 6th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201


Rock Island National Cemetery
Bldg 118, Rock Island Arsenal
Rock Island, IL 61201

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