Leon Boardwine

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SIDNEY — Leon Boardwine, 69, of Sidney, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017, at 11:32 p.m. at Dayton V.A. Medical Center.

He was born on Oct. 10, 1947, in Lebanon, Virginia, the son of the late Noah and Lockie (Poston) Boardwine. On April 20, 1984, Leon married the former Judy Conti, who survives.

He is survived by three children, Sandy (Bruce) Skjordal and Jeane Kirk, both of Wytheville, Virginia, and Shannon Davis, of Piqua; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and four siblings, Ralph (Linda) Boardwine, of Wytheville, Virginia, Preston (Linda), of Ashtabula, Ohio, Bobby Boardwine and Clyde David Boardwine, both of Lebanon, Virginia.

He was preceded in death by two brothers Garland and Wayne.

Mr. Boardwine was employed by Ross Aluminum for 30 years. He proudly served his country in the Army during the Vietnam era 1966-1968. Leon enjoyed watching all types of sports, especially watching his grandson play basketball and softball. He was a member of the Bellefontaine Apostolic Temple.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at 6 p.m. at Cromes - Edwards Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave., Sidney, Ohio, with Pastor Tony Coy officiating.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. until the time of the service.

Condolences may be expressed to the Boardwine family at the funeral home's website,

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Cromes Funeral Home Inc
302 S. Main Ave.
Sidney, OH 45365
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Published in Sidney Daily News from June 4 to June 5, 2017