Leo Ward Newell Sr., age 74 of Troy, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at his home. Leo was born June 7, 1938 in Elmira, N.Y. a son of Lawrence and Dorothy (Ward) Newell.
Leo is survived by six children, Leo (Karen) Newell, William (Sandy) Newell, Julie Newell, Becky (Bruce) Hardy, Jackie (Tom) Hickok, Valerie Phillips; a sister, Barbara Kendall; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother and sister-in-law, Merle and Helen Newell, and a brother-in-law, Robert Kendall.
In keeping with Leo's wishes, there will be no services. Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, is assisting the family. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com