Leonard Ramsey, 69, Lakeville

Leonard R. Ramsey, 69, of Lakeville, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at Akron General Hospital.

He was born July 14, 1943, in Marion County, W.Va., the son of the late Rev. Eli Hue and Arlene (Brown) Ramsey, and married Glenda Tennant on June 13, 1964. She survives.

He had worked for 33 years as a mechanic for Pallotta Ford in Wooster, and loved pitching horseshoes. He was a member of Wooster Horseshoe Club.

Surviving in addition to his wife, are children, Richard (Claudia) Ramsey of Akron, Gary (Lina) Ramsey of Homer, Tracy Stutzman and son-in-law, Shawn Stutzman, both of Smithville; grandchildren, Jenny, Kory, Joshua, Toni, Kyle, Julie and Morgan; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Doris Russell of Columbus and Pearl Thorn of Alabama; and a brother, Cary "Bud" (Elizabeth) Ramsey of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Linda Cole.

Memorial services were Thursday, Dec. 20 at Alexander Funeral Home.

The family suggests contributions be made to Lakeville Fire Department, P.O. Box 27, Lakeville 44638.

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