Kenneth C. Leidy

Kenneth C. "Tex" Leidy, 92, of Lansdale, formerly of Souderton, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013 at Dock Woods. He was the beloved husband of Arlene Y. Leidy. Born May 8, 1921 in Hatfield, Ken was the son of the late William and Pearl (Roshon) Leidy. He was a graduate of Souderton High School where he excelled in three sports. Ken was inducted into the Souderton Sports Hall of Fame in 1996 and spent many years coaching youth teams. Ken proudly served his country in the US Army in the 83 Airdrome Squadron during World War II. He married his wife on February 15, 1947. They celebrated 66 wonderful years of marriage and have been residents of Dock Woods since 1989. In addition to his wife, Ken, leaves behind two children, Pamela Clemens and her husband, Keith, of Lansdale, Jeffrey Leidy of Blue Bell and a daughter-in-law, Maria Leidy, of Collegeville; 8 grandchildren, Christie, Stacey (Ryan), Andrew (Karlee), Laura (Loren), Daniel, Jessica, Nicholas, Katie; 6 great grandchildren, Noah, Evan, Taylor, Mady, Liliana, Lucia; and a brother, Arthur Leidy and his wife, Virginia, of Lansdale. Ken is preceded in death by a son, Kenneth C. Leidy, Jr., and a sister, Katherine Rappold. Services were held November 2, 2013. Contributions can be made in Ken's memory to Trinity Lutheran Church, 1000 W. Main St., Lansdale, PA 19446 or Dock Woods Sharing Fund, 275 Dock Dr., Lansdale, PA 19446. Arrangements are by Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home, Lansdale.

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Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home - Lansdale
701 Derstine Avenue  Lansdale, PA 19446
Published in Montgomery Newspapers on Oct. 31, 2013