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John A. “Jay” Leisenring Jr.

John A. “Jay” Leisenring Jr., 46, of Clark County, passed away at 12:20 am on Friday, December 10, 2021 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.

He was born on August 17, 1975 in Iowa City, Iowa, the son of John A. Leisenring Sr. and the late Sherlene Ross.

John or Jay had worked at Goldie’s Sawmill in Winchester in years past. Jay loved being outside and would occupy his time out there as much as possible.  He loved Volkswagen cars and Chevrolet  trucks and enjoyed working on all vehicles. He loved cardinals which also included the St. Louis Cardinals. Jay was looking forward to one day having a motorcycle and traveling the countryside on it.

In addition to his father, John Sr., he is survived by two children; Drayden of Keokuk and Michael of Kahoka, four sisters; Lori Andrews of Kahoka, Linda Hageman of Winchester, Lisa Brooks of LaGrange and Leann Hammond of New London, nieces and nephews; Bailey, Abigail, Gabriele and Emma Brooks, Trinity and Serena Clark and Zaiden Caviness. He was preceded in death by his mothers; Sherlene Ross and Scherry Baxter.

Memorial services honoring Jay’s life will be held at the Alexandria Town Hall in Alexandria, Missouri on  Thursday December 16th at 5:00PM. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Wilson & Triplett Funeral Home in Kahoka. Memorial contributions in memory of Jay are suggested to the family and may be directed to the funeral home to help offset funeral expenses. You are invited to share your memories of Jay and leave a condolence at