Tike Lampley – Benton, Illinois

Clarence Allen “Tike” Lampley, age 70, of Benton, passed away at 10:15 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2024, at the Franklin Hospital of Benton.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton. Burial will follow in the Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery of Benton. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Tike was born on April 19, 1953, in Christopher, Illinois; the son of Clarence Everett Lampley and Mary Lou (Poynor) Lampley. He married the former Cynthia Lynn Hackleman on March 25, 1974, and she survives.

Tike was the owner and operator of Positive Impressions of Benton. He formerly worked as a coal miner with Old Ben #21 of Sesser. He was a member of the U.M.W.A. and was of the Baptist faith.

He enjoyed going to the horse races, trips to Florida, fishing, and most of all enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Surviving is his loving wife of 50 years, Cindy Lampley of Benton; two children: Stephanie Neal and husband Bryan of Benton, Casey Allen Lampley of Benton; four grandchildren; a brother Keith Lampley and wife Christine of Benton; two sisters-in-law: Mindy Szoke and husband Dr. David Szoke of Murphysboro, Alice Hackleman of Benton; an uncle Paul Lampley and wife Diane of Buckner; an aunt Mary Summers and husband Wayne of West Frankfort; special friends including: Kenny Irvin, Roger Kirk, Danny Johnson, Dale Irvin, Garrett Irvin, and Andy Sloan; also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: David Lampley and Stephen Lampley; father and mother-law: Lewis E. and Peggy Lou Hackleman; brother-in-law Lewis E. Hackleman; a daughter-in-law Bobbie Lampley; and several aunts and uncles.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ministerial Alliance Summer Lunch Program and will be accepted at the funeral home.

To leave online condolences to the family, or to share memories of Tike, visit www.lpfuneralhome.com.

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