Leroy A Scheib, 85, of 207 W. Maple Street, Valley View, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 at his residence.
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He was born on Saturday, July 13, 1929, in Berrysburg, a son of the late Ray Scheib and Beulah Smeltz Scheib.
He was a retired truck driver.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran "Klinger's" Church, Erdman.
Leroy enjoyed taking care of his lawn, gardening, his Thunderbird, and spending time with his family.
Preceding him in death in addition to his parents were a brother, Harold "Buddy" Scheib.
He is survived by his wife Shirley C. Wiest Scheib, to whom he was married for 56 years.
He is also survived by two sons, Gary L. Scheib and his wife Gail of Williamstown, Timothy L. Scheib and his wife Kelly of Millersburg; four grandsons, Randy Carl, Timothy Carl, Samuel Scheib, and Ryan Scheib; a granddaughter, Abigail Scheib; two great grandsons, Timothy Carl and William Carl; a great granddaughter, Jennifer Carl; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at Zion Lutheran "Klinger's" Church, Erdman, on Wednesday, Aug. 6, with Rev. Jonathan Jenkins officiating.
A viewing was held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the church. Burial was made in Zion Lutheran "Klinger's" Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Celtic Hospice and Home Care, 500 Pine Street, Unit 3, Williamsport PA 17701 or to Zion Lutheran Church, 124 Fearnot Road, Lykens PA 17048.
Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, was in charge of arrangements.
Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com.
Buffington-Reed Funeral Home
200 West Main Street
Valley View, PA 17983
Published in The News Item on Aug. 7, 2014