Mr. Herbert Leland “Lee” Studley, age 78, of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Mercy Health Paducah. He was born on December 22, 1940 to John Herbert LaVan and Alice (Sargeant) Studley.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Monday, October 21, 2019 at the Reddick United Methodist Church in Reddick, IL with Pastor Linda Michel officiating. Burial will follow in Round Grove Cemetery in Dwight, IL.
Mr. Studley was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving in the submarine division which he loved. Lee a lifetime member of the American Legion and a member of Carpenter’s Local 640. He was a member of Reddick United Methodist Church, a carpenter and a farmer working for Richard Kruger as a Cow Herd Farmer. He worked in the past at Cabery Fertilizer and farmed near Golconda, IL for some time.
Lee is survived by his son, Rod Leland Studley (Sylvia Davidson) of Vienna, IL; mother to his son, Barbara (Noffke) Studley; one brother, Glen Studley (Kay) of Essex, IL; one sister, Veda (Studley) Scheriber of Phoenix, AZ; 12 nieces and nephews and 19 great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of almost 19 years, Carol Sue (Henderson) Studley; grandparents, John Herbert and Veda Studley and Glen and Mabel Sargeant; infant sister, Virginia Mae Studley; sister, Mary Ann Quas; one brother, John Russell Studley.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 5 to 8 pm at the Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis, IL and on Monday, October 21, 2019 from 11 am until the funeral hour at 1 pm.
Memorial contributions may be given to Reddick United Methodist Church 35900 E 3200 North Road, Reddick, IL 60961.
Arrangements are entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis, IL. Online condolences may be left at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com.
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Reddick United Methodist Church
35900 E. 3200 North Road, Reddick IL 60961