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Leslie E. Kaufman, age 69, of Bartonville, passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 6:32 a.m. at the OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

He was born June 1, 1948 in Peoria to Daniel and Ernestine (Duke) Kaufman. He married Lois Braddy in Centralia, IL. She passed away June 8, 2015 in Centralia. He was also preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Daniel Kaufman, Jr.

Survivors include three daughters: Amy Jones of Centralia, Michelle (Sean) Wallace of Shumway, IL, Mindy (Trumyia Weekley) Kaufman of Las Vegas, NV, eight grandchildren, one great-grandson, three sisters: Sharon Grafft of West Des Moines, IA, Carol Barrett of Bartonville, Donna (Bill) Kuhl of Magnolia, IL, and three brothers: Bob Kaufman of Mountain Home, AR, Ed Kaufman of El Paso, IL, and David (Mary) Kaufman of Lake Bloomington, IL.

Leslie was an over the road truck driver working for R&J Trucking.

A celebration of Leslie's life will be at a later date. Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Cremation rites have been accorded. You may view Leslie's obituary online at