William Leigh Gosney, 88, of Quincy, died at 6:35 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 22, 2013) in Sunset Home.
Born July 6, 1925, in Maywood, Mo., he was a son of John William and Anna Marie Gnuse Gosney. He married Gwendolyn Mueller on Aug. 7, 1948, in LaGrange, Mo. She died April 25, 2013.
Leigh was a graduate of Durham (Mo.) High School and was more than a 50-year member of Union United Methodist Church in Quincy. He served as a Sunday school superintendent, treasurer and helped to compile the church newsletter. He enjoyed gardening and going to the family farm in Maywood, Mo., where he loved spending time with his family. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and enjoyed listening to their ballgames. Leigh was also a multi-gallon blood donor for the Adams County Red Cross.
Mr. Gosney retired as a supervisor at Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. in 1990 after 42 years of service.
Survivors include his daughter, Brenda Wojcik and her husband, Gary, of Maple Glen, Pa.; two grandchildren, Laura Wojcik and William Wojcik, both of Maple Glen; five brothers, Paul Gosney of Quincy, Lawrence Gosney of Livingston, Texas, Gerald Gosney of Maywood, Oren Gosney of Durham, and L. Ray Gosney and his wife, Lily, of Maywood; and several loving nieces and nephews.
Leigh was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Gwen; and four sisters-in-law, Lucille Gosney, Ruth Gosney, Irene Gosney and Faye Gosney.
SERVICES: 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home in Quincy, with Pastor Tim Woodard conducting. Burial will be in the Durham Cemetery, Durham, Mo.
VISITATION: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.
MEMORIALS: Union United Methodist Church or Sunset Home.
ARRANGEMENTS: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.