June 5, 1949 - August 17, 2020
Princeton - Joseph L. Lilley, 71 of Princeton, IL passed away on Monday, August 17, 2020 at Perry Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Joe was born June 5, 1949 in Peoria, IL Adopted in December along with his biological brother Jack by Lealand and Verla Lilley. Joseph worked most of his life alongside his father Lealand, his brother Jack and nephew Patrick with the family trucking business, Lealand Lilley & Sons Trucking and Lilley Machinery Market. Joe enjoyed spending time working with the Princeton Moose Lodge where he served 27 years in many roles at the lodge, district, and Moose Legion Levels. Joe’s favorite past times were bowling, farming and spending time with his family, especially with his grandchildren. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Ohio. He is survived by his loving wife of 26 years Darla. His Mother-In-Law Ila Hendrickson of Princeton, IL, three children Kathy Lilley of Park Forest, IL, Stephen (Jennifer) Hendrickson of Princeton IL, and Jennifer Collier of Princeton, IL; one brother Jim (Pat) McMullen of Pekin, Il, One sister Sandy (Al) Kubesh of Olivia, MN. Seven Grandchildren Magpie “Megan”, Brant (Taylor), Cameron, Nathan, Chris, Jared, and Sarah, and several nieces and nephews whom which he loved dearly. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, one brother Jack, his father-in-law Melvin Hendrickson, and his beloved four legged, loyal, companion, Katie. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at the Princeton Moose Lodge. A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m., officiated by Reverend Gene Vincent of the Ohio First Lutheran Church. A tribute to honor his dedication to the Moose Lodge performed by the Loyal Order of Moose and the Women of the Moose, will follow services. Due to the COVID 19 restrictions, a face mask and social distancing will be appreciated. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been be directed to the family. Online condolence and memorials may be left at www.norbergfh.com Arrangements by Norberg Memorial Home, Inc. & Monuments.
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