Lee F. Hornbaker,90, of Glasford, Illinois, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Peoria, Illinois. He was born on March 31, 1923 in Glasford, Illinois. He was the son of Merle and Hazel (Wilson) Hornbaker.
Lee farmed in the Glasford area all of his life. He was retired from Hiram Walker Distillery working over 30 years last as a bottling line supervisor. He was a WWII and Korean Conflict Marine veteran. He was a member of the American Legion Post #35 in Glasford, Illinois and was the current treasurer and former Commander of that Post and served on the Honor Guard with Post Members. He was a member of the 40&8 of the Legion and also was a past commander. Lee was a member of the Marine Corp League Peoria Leathernecks and the Peoria County Farm Bureau.
He is survived by many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Donald and John Hornbaker and one sister, Betty Lou Hersemann.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM Monday, May 20, 2013 at the Glasford United Methodist Church. The Rev. Walter R. Wilkins will officiate. A visitation will be held Sunday from 2:00 until 4:00 PM at the Davison Fulton Woolsey Glasford Chapel in Glasford, Illinois and 30 minutes prior services at the church on Monday. Burial will be in the Lancaster Cemetery in Glasford, Illinois with military rites presented by American Legion Post # 35. Memorials may be made to the American Legion Post # 35 in Glasford, Illinois. You may create an online condolence at www.davisonfwoolsey.com.