Tyler Paul Lecocq, 35, of Taylorville passed away at 6:12am on Friday November 4, 2016 near Moweaqua, Illinois. He was born on November 27, 1980, the son of Chris and Feryl (Hodges) Lecocq. Tyler was a 1999 graduate of Taylorville High School and had worked as a machinist for TCCI Manufacturing in Decatur. Tyler loved outdoor activities and was an avid fisherman. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends and always had a big smile for everyone he would meet.
He is survived by his parents: Chris and Feryl Lecocq; sister: Tish (Rich) Gerlick; nephews: Hunter, Lucas, and Dylan Gerlick, all of Taylorville; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Don and Shirley Lecocq, Howard and Julia Hodges, cousin: Dana Hodges, and uncle: Kent Frailey.
A memorial service will be held at 2pm on Thursday, November 10 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Taylorville with Rev. Rodney Blomquist officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 until 7pm on Wednesday at McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville and one hour prior to the service in the church on Thursday. Memorials may be left to the S.B. Edwards Youth Fishing Tournament, c/o Taylorville Lake Department, 101 Sweeney Dr., Taylorville, IL 62568. McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the Lecocq family with arrangements. Condolences to the family, or memories of Tyler, may be shared online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com