Leon’s business interests also included being a wholesale distributor for Fort Wayne Wilbert Burial Vault Co. for seven years, owner and operator of the Bunker Hill Laundromat for 13 years, and he had assisted Jeff Stout at Stout & Son Funeral Home in Russiaville since 1994.
Survivors include his wife, Jane; daughter, Linda Talbert, Kokomo; and granddaughter, Amanda (Paul Freeman) Watson, Lafayette.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother and sister in-law, Karold and Pauline Allen.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Stout of Stout & Son Funeral Home. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Allen Funeral Home, 136 S. Elm St., Bunker Hill, with Pastor Evan Strong officiating. Burial will follow in Springdale Cemetery in Bunker Hill with military rites. Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Allen Funeral Home in Bunker Hill.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Messages of condolence may be left at www.stoutandson.com.