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Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home & Cemetery

18000 Interstate 45 S, The Woodlands, TX

OBITUARY

Jerome Lloyd Leiker

December 19, 1944July 27, 2020

Jerome Lloyd Leiker, age 75, of Conroe, TX passed on July 27, 2020 at his home.

He was born on December 19, 1944 in Hays,KS to Walter and Scholastica (Walters) Leiker. He was reared on a farm north of Walker,KS.

He graduated in 1962 from Victoria Rural High School, Victoria,KS and shortly thereafter entered USAF.

He married Jennifer Van Black Bartlett in July, 1980. She preceded him in death in January, 2015.

A lifetime truck driver for various firms including Wilson Industries of Houston, he never lost his love of driving and was in fact seen leaving his neighborhood on the day of his death. He read extensively of American Western History and continued to keep up with 'horse' news, having once been, along with his wife, a Trail Rider affiliated with The Houston Rodeo.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 6557, in Spring,TX, The Men's Club at church, and The American Legion.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brother Roger, and sisters Bernita (an infant) and Lilyota Brungardt. He is survived by brothers Dennis and wife Janet of Suquamish,WA, and Wil and wife Karen of Topeka,KS; sister Nancy Leiker and husband Larry McCoy of Porter,TX; nephews and nieces, grand nephews and nieces, and countless cousins.

He is also survived by his special friends - his buddies - the Brother Knights of Saints Simon and Jude Catholic Church of The Woodlands.

A memorial service will be held at St. Simon and Jude Catholic Church, 26777 Glen Loch Dr., Spring, TX 77381 at 10am.

Services

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Rosaline Sander-Nash

July 31, 2020

I grew up on a neighboring farm. Knew the family well. Went to school with most of them [grade and high school]. We spent many summer months playing softball, etc.

Rest in Peace.

Becky Adamson

July 31, 2020

I have so many memories with you. You were my stepfather for 40 years. When you came into my life, I was a 9 year old. You shred many a milestone with me.. Watching me grow up, graduate high school, start college and a career, purchase cars, and bring two kids into the world. You were the best grandpa my children could have hoped for. Austin and Tori had a tremendous love for you. To this day they still believe their grandpa is/was Santa Claus. There are so many trips and vacations I remember as well as all the fun festivals and parties we got to go to because of your church and Knights of Columbus affiliation. Met many nice people through you. I could sit here and list 40 years worth of memories, but there is just not enough time or space on the page. I am sad to see you taken, however, I know since mom went away you always told me you could not wait to see her again. We will miss you, but we are relieved you are not in pain and you have finally reunited with the love of your life. Knowing you are in a better place , in peace and with your loved ones, gives me a sense of comfort. I love you and mom and hope you will continue to watch over us from above.

Love you, Rest in Peace

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

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