2010-11-04 / Obituaries

Ralph W. Leasure

Hancock, 87

Ralph W. Leasure, 87, Hancock, died Tuesday, October 26, 2010, at Western Maryland Hospital Center in Hagerstown.

Born July 29, 1923, in Clearville, Pa., he was the son of the late Lester W. and Gladys Perdue Leasure, and the husband of the late Lillie M. Spielman Leasure, who died July 3, 2000.

He was formerly employed with Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg for 34 years.

He was an avid hunter.

Surviving are two daughters: Mary Truax, Hancock, and Dorothy J. Silvers, Berkeley Springs; two sons: Ralph W. Leasure, Berkeley Springs, and Donald R. Leasure, Hancock; three sisters: Velma Leasure, California; Mary Furnier of Florida and Edith Smith; two brothers: Paul Leasure, California, and Leroy Leasure, Minnesota; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandsons.

He was preceded in death by a son, Lester Leasure, in 1990.

Services were held Saturday, October 30, at 11:00 a.m., at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock. Rev. W. Kenneth Stottlemyer officiated. Burial was made in Greenway Cemetery, Berkeley Springs.

Online condolences at www.grovefh.com.

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