Don F. Leifheit, 87, of Springfield, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Thursday, January 3rd, after a brief illness. He was born on April 30, 1920, in Pomeroy, Ohio.
Don was a long time member of First Christian Church, and was a former chairman of the trustees.
He was an assistant Chief of Springfield Township 2 Fire Department, and was in charge of the Paramedics Division; a WW II veteran, serving in the United States Navy; a Past Master of Anthony Lodge #455, and a member of the Scottish Rite.
Don is survived by his wife of 63 years, Betty Jane (McClaskey) Leifheit; two sons, Gary (Sandy) Leifheit, of Scottsdale, AZ, and Don (Susan) Leifheit, of Springfield; grandsons, Jay Leifheit, of Roaring Springs, PA, Jeremy and fiancé Heather Dixon, Brian (Denise) Leifheit, and Michael Leifheit, all of Springfield, and great-granddaughters, Ember Halle and Venna Leifheit. He was preceded in death by a son, Richard Leifheit and mother-in-law, Elizabeth Rader.
Visitation will be held Sunday, January 6, 2008 from 2-4 p.m. at Jackson Lytle Williams Funeral Home, Springfield, with funeral services held Monday, January 7, 2008 at First Christian Church at 11 a.m., with visitation 1 hour prior to service with Craig Grammer and John Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.
Richard Dean Leifheit
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