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90_SR0145 LRB9008857KBkb 1 SENATE RESOLUTION 2 WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois wish to express 3 their sympathy to the family and friends of Andrew Robert 4 Leak, Jr., who recently passed away; and 5 WHEREAS, Andrew Leak was born in Chicago, Illinois, on 6 November 1, 1933; his parents were Dottie and A.R. Leak Sr.; 7 Andrew was the second of four sons; and 8 WHEREAS, In 1953 Andrew joined the United States Air 9 Force and served in the Korean War; Andrew was honored with a 10 National Defense Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal; in 11 1956 he was discharged and returned to Chicago; Andrew went 12 on to attend the Worsham Mortuary College, where he earned a 13 degree in Mortuary Science; he then went on to earn his 14 license as a funeral director and embalmer; Andrew also owned 15 a limousine service, several buildings, entertainment 16 facilities, and an insurance agency; Andrew as also a student 17 of S.B. Fuller, and was known as one of the Fullerites; and 18 WHEREAS, Andrew Leak had as his theme in life, "Do It My 19 Way"; together with his "Ace Partner" Stanley McGee and his 20 brother-in-law, Ike Moore, Andrew fulfilled his life theme 21 with gusto, style, and finesse; and 22 WHEREAS, Andrew is survived by his wife, Marquita; his 23 sons, Andrew III, Jerome, Stuart, Jason Christopher, Kerry, 24 and Leon Prentice; his three brothers, Edward Sr., and wife 25 Alberta, Leon, and Spencer Sr., and his wife Henrietta; his 26 grandsons, Christopher Jr., and Brandon Leak; one 27 great-grandson; his sisters-in-law, Lydia M. Brown, Carol 28 Dillard, Ella (Dennis) Flowers-Gillard, and Patricia Flowers; 29 his brothers-in-law, Michael Smith and Perry Mason; his 30 mother-in-law and father-in-law, Josephine W. and Sherman 31 Brown; his special friends, Lee Walker, JoJo, Del, Patricia, 32 Skin, and Leo "Booby Trap" Hagen; as well as many nieces, -2- LRB9008857KBkb 1 nephews, aunts, and cousins; therefore, be it 2 RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE OF THE NINETIETH GENERAL ASSEMBLY 3 OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with family 4 and friends, the death of Andrew Robert Leak, Jr.; may there 5 be a calming peace in this time of loss; and be it further 6 RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be 7 presented to the family of Andrew Robert Leak, Jr.
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