LAWRENCEVILLE, Illinois — Leonard Francis “Toog” Ferriell Jr., age 83, of Vincennes, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at Good Samaritan in Vincennes.

He was born on Dec. 18, 1937, in Lukin Township, the son of Leonard F. Ferriell Sr. and Mildred (Bole) Ferriell.

He married the love of his life, Betty Lou Biehl, on April 26, 1957, and she survives.

Leonard worked for Texaco Refinery for 32 years. He attended the First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville.

Preceding him in death were his parents and three sisters, Judith Ann Hayes, Bettye Krych and Francine Belcher.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Lou of Vincennes; three children, Lisa Wilson and husband, Duane, of Monroe City,Indiana, Jerry Ferriell and wife, Mary, of Noblesville, Indiana, and Karen Snider of Indianapolis, Indiana; nine grandchildren, Jason Fossmeyer, Evan Fossmeyer, Michael Wilson, Ellen Hutchinson, Kelly Ferriell, Sara Ferriell, Kyle Ferriell, Logan Gregory and Lucas Snider; and nine great-grandchildren, Delilah Gregory, Stella Gregory, Gypsy Brown, Jake Wilson, Clare Wilson, Layla Snider, Bexley Snider, Avalyn Hutchinson and Edison Hutchinson.

A public graveside service will be conducted at noon CST on Tuesday at the Lawrenceville City Cemetery, and may be viewed on the Emmons-Macey and Steffey Funeral Home Facebook page.

Memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville. Emmons-Macey and Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois, is in charge of the arrangements.

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