RED LION Glenn W. Leiphart, 87, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at York Lutheran Home at Sprenkle Drive. He was the husband of the late Dorothy L. (Fake) Leiphart. A celebration of life tribute service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2013 at Life Tributes by Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 35 Gotham Place, Red Lion with Rev. Hank Steinhilber officiating. A viewing will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens with full military rites provided York County Veterans Honor Guard. Born December 31, 1925, in Lower Windsor Twp., a son of the late Troy E. and Fannie (Kopp) Leiphart, he retired from Caterpillar Inc. in 1984. Mr. Leiphart was both a founding and life member of Craley Fish and Game Club and was a member of North American Hunter. He enjoyed hunting and fishing at Whispering Pines Hunting Camp and fishing in Ocean City, Md. During the 1940's, Glenn was a semipro baseball player in Florida and later played many years in the twilight leagues in York County. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of WWII. Mr. Leiphart is survived by a son, Shane P. and wife Melissa Leiphart of Bend, Ore.; three grandsons, Ryan, Patrick, and Grant Leiphart; four brothers, his twin brother, Dale and wife, Peggy Leiphart of Airville, Allen Leiphart of York, Robert and wife, Gail Leiphart of Red Lion; and Ronald and wife, Sandra Leiphart of Craley; a sister, Luella Kise of York; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters. Send Condolences at BestLifeTributes.com
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Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Home
35 Gotham Drive Red Lion, PA 17356
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Mar. 8, 2013