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TOPEKA ~ Herbie Lee Knee, Jr., 61, of Topeka, passed away at 12:50 p.m. Monday, December 10, 2018 at Aperion Care in Peoria Heights.

He was born February 10, 1957 in Peoria to Herbie and Myrtle (Bradshaw) Knee, Sr.  They preceded him in death.

Surviving are two sons, Jason Cagle of Pekin and Jeremy (Erica) Cagle of Marquette Heights; three brothers, Richard Knee, Donald (Linda) Knee both of Topeka and Joshua (Sherry) Knee of Bushnell and two sisters, Fannie Brackney of Manito, Tammy Knee of Topeka.

Herbie enjoyed hunting, motorcycles, trucks and spending time with his family and friends.

A celebration of life gathering will be held at a later date.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 530 Northeast Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria, IL 61637

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