|Leon W. Boughner, 58, of Henderson, Ill,. died at 6:40 p.m. Thursday, April 21, 2011 at his home.
He was born January 17, 1953 in Peoria, Ill. to Robert B. and Beverly C. Carley Boughner. He married Kimberly Heald March 27, 1983 in Davenport, Iowa. She survives.
Also surviving is his father, Robert "RB" Boughner of Ft. Myers, Fla.; his mother, Bev Boughner of Lawrenceville, Ga.; a daughter, Jamie Boughner of Prior Lake, Minn.; a brother, Bruce (and Sheri) Boughner of Dacula, Ga.; a sister, Toni Boughner of Carol Stream, Ill.; and his four dogs that he loved, Red Dog, Tasha, Ozzie and Katie.
Leon was a U.S. Army veteran during the Vietnam War serving in the Black Horse Unit. He enjoyed fishing, old cars, NHRA, NASCAR and Harley Davidson motorcycles. He loved his family and friends.
Cremation will be accorded. There are no services planned. Memorials may be made to P.V.A or Knox County Prairieland Humane Society. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.