Franklin D. Leavy Sr. was born on December 8, 1941 to the late William and Grace Leavy. He retired from Inland Steel in 2003 with 30 years of service. Franklin was a faithful member Gary Christian Center where he served on the usher board until his health failed. On June 28, 2018 Franklin departed this life after a very long illness. Preceeded in death by his parents William and Grace Leavy, brother Curtis Leavy and sister Ernestine Williams. He leaves to cherish his fond memories loving wife Freddie Leavy, sons Franklin (Lindsay) Leavy Jr. and Stephen (Sheila) Leavy ; daughter Candance(Edrych)Harvey sisters Lola Worsham, and Carnell Foster; brother Arthur Leavy, 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends . Visitation Friday, July 6, 2018 from 9-11:00a.m. with Funeral services to follow at 11:00a.m. All services at Gary Christian Center 3673 Broadway. Pastor Charles Jones officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.