Liam Michael Leary, age 11, of Monmouth, Illinois, passed away at 3:56 P.M. on Monday, October 14, 2019 at his residence in Monmouth. He was born on August 3, 2008 in Leesville, Louisiana. Liam was a 5th grade student at Immaculate Conception Church in Monmouth. Liam enjoyed basketball, learning to play the flute, playing with Lego's, and binge watching his favorite shows; Chicago PD, NCIS, and Hawaii Five-O. He also enjoyed watching YouTube videos and playing on-line games with his best friend Cade. Liam loved to visit the Lake of the Ozarks with his family, laugh and joke, and eat hot dogs with peanut butter. Liam was mischievous, leaving stuff at his aunt Lisa's house so that he could return and jump on the trampoline. He will be missed by his loving family and many friends.
Liam is survived by his parents Michelle and Bob Jones of Monmouth, Illinois, one sister, Caitlynn Jones of Monmouth, Illinois, two brothers; Ryan Leary of Monmouth, Illinois and Dakota Hunter of Kankakee, Illinois, grandparents; Percy and Ella Hall of Monmouth, Illinois, Gary and Diana Jones of Monmouth, Illinois, and great-grandmother Beth McCoy of Roseville, Illinois. He is also survived by aunts and uncles; Danny and Tiffany Osborn of Little York, Illinois, Casey and Krystal Jones of Roseville, Illinois, and Lisa and Steve Fenton of Burlington, Iowa. Numerous other relatives also survive. He is preceded in death by his uncle, Tom Jones.
A visitation will be held for Liam Leary from 5:00-7:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 17, 2019 in the gym of Immaculate Conception School, Monmouth, Illinois. Short remarks will conclude the service at 7:00. A memorial fund is being established and will be named at a later date.
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