In memory of
Robert E. Leckrone
In memory of
Robert E. Leckrone
Robert was born on September 2, 1919 and passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. Robert was a resident of Joliet, Illinois at the time of his passing. He graduated from Canton McKinley High School and Georgia Institute of Technology. He was called to active duty as an Officer in the United States Navy. He served eleven years and retired as Commander. While stationed at Dutch Harbor, Alaska during WWII, Robert was sent to guard the Akutan Zero, a Mitsubishi A6M Zero Japanese fighter plane that crash-landed on Akutan Island. It was the first intact, flyable Zero acquired by the United States. He was married to Frances K. (nee Bacalis) Leckrone. Funeral Services for Robert E. Leckrone will be Monday October 17, 2016 at 11:15 a.m. from the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black at Essington Roads, Joliet, to All Saints Greek Orthodox Church for Funeral Services at 12 Noon. Interment will follow at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery where full military honors will be conducted under the auspices of the United States Navy. Visitation will be Sunday afternoon from 2:00 until 6:00 p.m. with Trisagion Services to be conducted at 4:00 p.m. For information, call 815-741-5500 or visit his Memorial Tribute at Visitation 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Sunday, October 16, 2016 Fred C. Dames Funeral Homes - Joliet 3200 Black at Essington Roads Joliet, Illinois, United States 60431 Trisagion Services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Map and Directions Map and Directions Funeral Service 12:00 pm Monday, October 17, 2016 All Saints Greek Orthodox Church 102 N. Broadway Joliet, Illinois, United States 60435 A prayer service will be held at the funeral home chapel at 11:15 a.m. prior to processing to church. Map and Directions Map and Directions Interment 1:45 pm Monday, October 17, 2016 Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery 20953 W. Hoff Road Elwood, Illinois, United States 60421. ... Show More
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