Theodore Thomas “Jed” Lemons, age 54, of Sesser, IL, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at his home.
Phase 4 Restore allows 50 attendees, using social distancing guidelines. Memorial Celebration of Life Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton, with Bro. Curtis Overton officiating. Private family burial will take place at Hammond Cemetery near Sesser. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.
Theodore Thomas Lemons was born on January 9, 1966 in Benton, IL, the son of Lloyd Lemons and Margaret Sue (Baxter) Lemons.
Theo, as he was known at work, worked out of the Laborer’s Local #773.
Jed, as he was known to his family, enjoyed bass fishing, deer hunting, St. Louis Blues hockey, Washington Redskins football, and riding 4-wheelers.
Theodore is survived by his son Mykul Lemons of Crete, IL; a sister Tena Collins of Sesser, IL; a niece Lindsay Smith and husband Dakota of Valier, IL; a nephew Jeremy Young of Pinckneyville, IL; great-nieces and nephew: Paisley Smith, Colton Smith, Gracie Smith, Mary Ann Young, and Charlotte Fowler; his special friends: Patrick and Kristen Buza and sons Garrett and Connor; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospitals, or to the American Heart Association; and will be accepted at the funeral home.
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