Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Marion “Leon” Stump (June 12, 2020)

Marion “Leon” Stump, 92 of Fort Recovery, Ohio, passed away on June 12, 2020 at the Brethren Retirement Community. Leon was born March 24, 1928 in Fort Recovery, the son of the late Simon & Sarah (Coby) Stump. He was a farmer, trustee for Mississinawa Township for 20 years, and a bus driver. He loved spending time with his family, grandkids, and friends.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Onda “Jean” (Riffle) Stump whom he married August 14, 1955; he is also preceded in death by his brothers: Clarence, Marvin, Leonard, and Roscoe Stump, and 3 infant brothers and 1 infant sister; his sister: Bernice Moneysmith; brothers in law: Ronnie Riffle, Jim Riffle, Jim Smith, Jr. Coby, Eldon Lanich, Walter Voke, Delmar Mikesell, Dale Riffle; sisters in law: Pearl Stump, Erma Stump, Naomi Riffle, Kay Riffle, Pat Riffle, Doris Mikesell, Mildred Lanich, Marjorie Bryam; nephews: Larry Stump, and Daryl Stump; nieces: Cheryl Wright, and Ruby Clark.

Leon is survived by one son: Tim (Kelly) Stump of Fort Recovery, grandchildren: Shad (Sarah) McClure, Christina (Elliott) Laux, Mandy Stump and fiancé Taylor Logan, and Cody (Chanin) Stump; great grandkids: Aubree and Maisie McClure, Aaron, and Caleb Laux, Adilynn and Aiden Logan, and Connor Stump; his brothers: Bob (Margaret) Stump, Alvin Stump, Carl (Pat) Stump; sisters: Loretta (Marvin) McClannan, Esta (Dick) Kiser; brother in law: Jim Moneysmith; sisters in law: Janis Stump, Judy Stump, Linda Wood, Toots Coby, and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday June 18, 2020 at 10:30 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Mitch Arnold officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday June 17, 2020 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of The Heart Care or The Brethren Retirement Community Resident Aid Fund.

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