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Jack Leiby Sr. 1942-2017

Jack Leiby Sr.
Jack Leiby Sr.
Jack L. Leiby, Sr., 75, of Rock Island, passed away on Friday, November 10, 2017 at his home. 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 J.D. 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 Iowa 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 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.

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