Leonard Keith Cheek

Leonard Keith Cheek

Birth
Magoffin County, Kentucky, USA
Death 23 Jan 2011 (aged 70)
Cynthiana, Harrison County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Cynthiana, Harrison County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Section A2, Lot 73
Memorial ID 74810594 · View Source
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LEONARD K. CHEEK, age 70, Cynthiana, died Sunday, January 23, 2011 at his residence. Born in Magoffin County, December 10, 1940 to the late Everett and Eva Conley Cheek, he was a self employed carpenter and his passion was fishing and he enjoyed hunting. Mr. Cheek was a member of the Bourbon County Bass Club and was awarded the title of Sportsman of the Year several times.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn S. Mardis Cheek, four children, Karen (Jon) McKinney, Paris, Gwen Cheek, Cynthiana, Dawn Ecklar, Richmond and Kristin Harris-Wasson, Cynthiana; four sisters, Lavoe (Harold) Henson, Louisville, Hilva Meyer, Cincinnati, Ohio, Lydia Price, Florida and Lena Herrington, Cynthiana; six grandchildren, Davika Mattox, Jessica Isaac, Kati Doyle, Kaila Harris, Rebecca Wasson and Devin Todd Ecklar and two great grandchildren, Will Mattox and Evalee Doyle.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Wednesday at Ware Funeral Home by Dr. Larry Bishop with visitation at 10:00 A.M. Burial will be in Battle Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 1317 U.S. Highway 62 East, Cynthiana, Kentucky 41031 or Lung Cancer Research Foundation, 845 Third Avenue, 6th Floor, New York, New York 10022.

Active pallbearers will be Shad Delk, Darren Ecklar, Wayne Rabon, David Fister, Allen Moore and Kenneth Clemons. Honorary pallbearers will be Richard Gray, Justin Doyle and Jon McKinney


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  • Maintained by: Donna Skinner Shuey
  • Originally Created by: Sharon Benefiel Palmer
  • Added: 12 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74810594
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leonard Keith Cheek (10 Dec 1940–23 Jan 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74810594, citing Battle Grove Cemetery, Cynthiana, Harrison County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Donna Skinner Shuey (contributor 47179423) .