Lonny L. Lemon, 75, of Aledo, IL died Friday, September 4, 2015 at Genesis Senior Living in Aledo. Cremation has been accorded. Services are noon, Friday, September 18, 2015 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is two hours prior to services at Fippinger's. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the American Heart Association or Courtney Jo's Closet. Online condolences may be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
He was born January 21, 1940 on the family farm in rural Aledo, a son of Lee and Eva Crook Lemon. He graduated from Aledo High School in 1958. In 1959, he married Judy Noyd in Viola, IL.
Lonny farmed until 1973 and was then employed by the City of Aledo in the police and street departments. Lonny was also employed by John Deere Planter Works in Moline and for Mercer County Township, retiring in 1999.
He enjoyed spending his winters in Arizona with his longtime companion, Pauline Schmidt.
He is survived by Lonny (Karen) Lemon of Mundelein, IL, Brenda Phillips of New Windsor, IL, Tracy A. (Tracy L.) Lemon of Ooltewah, TN; and Christopher Lemon of Sherrard, IL; four stepchildren: Jolene (Eric) Davidson of Joy, IL; Shelly (Steve) Catour of Carbon Cliff, IL; Melissa (Jason) Roeder of Athens, IL and Kiel Frieden of Chicago, IL; 3 grandsons: Brett, Danny and Derek; one step-granddaughter; one step-grandson and two great grandchildren; two sisters: Yvonne (Ronald) Hutchins and Connie Lemon both of Aledo; IL; one brother: Tom (Sandra) Lemon of Catlin, IL; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter: Tonya; and one brother: Dan.
Friday, September 18th, 2015, 10:00am - 12:00pm, Fippinger Funeral Home
Friday, September 18th, 2015, 12:00pm, Fippinger Funeral Home