Leon R. Sherman
June 5, 1926 - February 11, 2017
Leon R. Sherman, 90, passed away peacefully with his family by his side Saturday, February 11, 2017 at his residence. He was the husband of Eleanor F. (Mauck) Sherman who died on October 23, 2015, after 71 years of marriage.
Mr. Sherman was born in Moorefield, W.V., on June 5, 1926, son of the late Thomas and Bertie (Bowman) Sherman.
Leon served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Employments include a mechanic and later as a heavy equipment operator for Wagman Construction for 15 years.
He enjoyed doing many things with Eleanor, gardening, flowers, canning, cooking, and baking. Leon loved spending time outdoors.
Survivors include two sons, Richard L. Sherman and his wife, Brenda of Manchester, and Todd J. Sherman and his wife, Darlene of York; two granddaughters, Tracy J. Warner of Spring Grove, and Kimberly J. Sterner of Dover; and one great-granddaughter, Summer A. Borden of Spring Grove. He was preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Sherman.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Thursday, February 16, 2017, at the LeRoy R. Leber Funeral Home, Inc., 2290 School St., York (Shiloh). Officiating will be Pastor Nancy Jones and Pastor Glen Detter. Final resting place will be in Mt. Rose Cemetery with full military rites by the York County Veterans Honor Guard. There will be a viewing from 12 Noon to 1 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.www.leroyleberfuneralhome.com