Kevin A. Leihsing, 61, of East Moline, Illinois, died Thursday, February 9, 2017, at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis.
Services are 4:00 p.m. Saturday, February 18, 2017, at Mount Zion Community Church, Campbell’s Island, East Moline. Prior to services, cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory, Moline, under the direction of the Cremation Society of the Quad Cities. Memorials may be made to the family.
He was born April 11, 1955, in Moline, the son of Thomas and Marie (Leihsing) Leihsing. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps for three years, and was stationed in Okinawa, Japan. He married Lucretia “Trish” Phipps on September 26, 1976, in East Moline.
Kevin worked at Tyson Foods in Joslin, and then National Railway Equipment in Silvis. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, and watching drag races in Cordova and motorcycle races in Davenport.
He is survived by his loving wife, Trish; four children, Shawn Leihsing of Colona, Brandy Grumadas of Davenport, and Rachel Johnson and Ashley Leihsing, both of East Moline; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandson; siblings, Denise Rudolph of Rock Island, Tania Larsen of Colorado, Jarod Leihsing of Milan, Pamela Boone of East Moline, Janet (Don) McCarver of Dixon, Bonnie Reynolds of Colona, Phebe (Doug) Wiatt of Colona, and Mark Leihsing of Geneseo; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Joel Leihsing.