Thomas Leroy Argo, 49, of Taylorville, IL died at 7:41 am Monday, May 19, 2014 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.

He was born February 24, 1965 in Taylorville, the son of Henry Douglas and Beulah Katherine Hancock. On July 3, 2002 he married Karen Lynn Tester in Taylorville. Leroy loved drag racing, motorcycles and playing golf.

He is survived by his wife, Karen of Taylorville; Brother Bob Argo of Kincaid; Nephews: Alan Argo and wife Kelly of Springfield and Tom Oller of Taylorville; Nieces: Teresa Oller of Bloomington and Wendy Oller of Taylorville; Great Nieces and Great Nephews: Cooper Argo, Camdan Argo, Marissa Burkey, Will Burkey, McKenna Burkey, and Jonathan Gattuso. Brother-in-law: Bill Dickey and wife Deby of Taylorville, and Sister-in-law: Joani Durbin and husband Robert of Taylorville. He was preceded in death by his parents.

At Leroy’s request there will be no services or visitation. He desired to be cremated.

McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.

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