ROANOKE – Danny L. “Woody” “Red” Lepretre, 67, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
He was born Nov. 29, 1951, in Pekin, the son of Jules and Josephine Samms Lepretre.
Survivors include two brothers, Jules (Tina) Lepretre, Peoria and Joseph (Lisa) Lepretre, Roanoke; six nieces and nephews whom he was raised, Cathy (Richard) Lash, Pekin, Connie (Harry) Brooks, Creve Coeur, Lori (David) Armstrong and Peggy (John) Marshall, both of Roanoke, Dan (Jennifer) Alliss, Kenosha, Wis., and Michael (Trisha) Alliss, Congerville and many other great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, one sister-in-law, one nephew and one great-great nephew.
Danny worked for Caterpillar for over 30 years before he retired. He loved to camp, fish, tinker around the house and work on his older cars. Danny also enjoyed hopping on his motorcycle and taking a ride on a nice summer day.
Services will be held today at 1 p.m. at Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home, Roanoke. Visitation will take place today from 11 to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service in Roanoke Township Cemetery in Roanoke.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children Hospital.