Louis “Kenneth” Leavy

Louis “Kenneth” Leavy

Birth
Kingsville, Johnson County, Missouri, USA
Death 19 Nov 2008 (aged 88)
Warrensburg, Johnson County, Missouri, USA
Burial Holden, Johnson County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 31740590 · View Source
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Louis "Kenneth" Leavy, 88 of Holden, Missouri passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at the Warrensburg Veteran's Home.

Louis Kenneth Leavy was born February 13, 1920 in Kingsville, Missouri, the son of Louis Jacob Leavy and Myrtle Viola Gosney Leavy.

He graduated from the Kingsville High School. He served in the United States Air Force during World War II in both Italy and Africa as a B-17 Radio Operator.

Following his discharge from the military, Ken was united in marriage to Sylvia Mary Fawcett on July 21, 1948 in Holden.

He was a dairy farmer for many years. Following retirement from his dairy farm, he was a realtor in the Holden area for several years.

Ken was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Holden, the Holden V.F.W., Memorial Post #5844 and a lifetime member of the Optimist Club. He was also a longtime member of the Johnson County Watershed Conservation Board.

Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Sue Charboneau and her husband, Larry of Holden and Linda Darlene Reynolds and her husband, Robert, also of Holden; a son, James Kenneth Leavy of Warrensburg; a sister, Lillian Johnson and her husband, Ike of Latour; eighteen grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and children adopted in love, Lori Chapman and Jim and Patty Nipko.

Ken was preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia on February 13, 2007; an infant daughter; a son, Robert Dean Leavy; a brother, Argyle Leavy and a sister, Lovena Wolfenbarger.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 22, 2008 at Williams Funeral Chapel in Holden with Pastor Pat Kelley of the First United Methodist Church in Holden officiating. Interment will follow in the Holden Cemetery with Military Graveside Rites by Holden Veterans of Foreign Wars, Memorial Post #5844 and Munday-Hancock Post #90 of the American Legion.

Pallbearers will be Derrick Reynolds, Danny Charboneau, Adam Reynolds, Brandon Leavy, Mike Leavy, Devin Leavy, Nathan Leavy and Chase Leavy.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Larry Wolfenbarger, Virgil Sisk, Jim Nipko, Hugh Ward, Bob Ramey, Jeff Reynolds, B. J. Reynolds and Chris Charboneau.

U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
Name: Louis K. Leavy
Last Residence: 64040 Holden, Johnson, Missouri
BORN: 13 Feb 1920
Died: 19 Nov 2008
State (Year) SSN issued: Kansas (Before 1951)


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  • Created by: Roger Vick
  • Added: 26 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31740590
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louis “Kenneth” Leavy (13 Feb 1920–19 Nov 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31740590, citing Holden Cemetery, Holden, Johnson County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Roger Vick (contributor 46868454) .