Lee Ellis Dexheimer, 60, of Assumption, IL formerly of Taylorville, died at 5:39 am Friday, August 7, 2015 at his home

He was born November 11, 1954 in Taylorville the son of John Phillip and Dorothy Eugenia Walter Dexheimer.  On October 25, 1986 he married Denise Kay Hoffman at the First Baptist Church in Taylorville.  Lee had been employed at Borg-Warner in Decatur and Hydrogear in Sullivan in Research and Development.  Most recently he was a substance abuse counselor at the Taylorville Correctional Center. He was a member of Taylorville Christian Church.

Surviving are his wife: Denise Dexheimer of Assumption, Daughter Alyssa Dexheimer of Assumption; Son: John Dexheimer and fiancée Taylor Pashia of Vandalia, MO and Twin Brother: Lynn A. Dexheimer of Morrisonville.  He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother in infancy.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, August 11 at Taylorville Christian Church with Rev. James Jones and Rev. Dick Wamsley officiating.   Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Monday at McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville.

McClure Funeral Home of Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to: Central Illinois Food Pantry, 2000 East Moffat, Springfield, IL  62702; Visionway Christian School, 1124 N. Webster, Taylorville, IL 62568 or First Baptist Christian Academy, 301 Mary Street, Rosamond, IL  62083.

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