Sunday, April 4, 2010

N. Edward Leeper (April 4, 2010)

N. Edward Leeper, 81, of Rossburg, passed away Sunday morning, April 4, 2010 at the Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville.

He was born in Darke County, son of the late Harry Albert and Mabel Christine (Fischbach) Leeper. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Donald; brothers, Percy Albert, Marvin "Dale" and Minor Eugene Leeper; and sisters, Twila Bell and Carolyn "Ann" Spahr.

A farmer, Ed had also ran a milk transport business for several years.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, N. Jean (Emig) Leeper; children, Douglas of Georgia, David of Rossburg, Dennis (Karlynn) of Rossburg, Diane (Tom) Jenkins of Greenville, Dane (Linda) of Ansonia, Darin of Rossburg, Darrell (Cheryl) of Georgia, Darwin (Valerie) of Rossburg, Dwane of Rossburg, Doreen (Chris) Culy of Winchester, IN, and Dwight (Kim) of Rossburg; daughter-in-law, Kathy Leeper of Rossburg; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; and two sisters, Barbara June Klenke of Cincinnati and Janet Ellen Shiverdecker of Greenville.

Services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 9 at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 5-8 p.m.