Leland "Lee" Charles Cisney, 85, of Highland Village, Texas, passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021 in Flower Mound, Texas. Lee was born in McConnellsburg, Pa to Foster Cisney and Althea Crouse Cisney on Jan. 1, 1936. He graduated from McConnellsburg High School in 1953 and Penn State Univ. in 1957. He married Barbara Ann James on Sept. 12, 1959 in McConnellsburg. He was an executive for GTE (now Verizon) from 1957 until his retirement in 1993. He also served in The US Army Reserves from 1958 - 1963. He was very active in the church and many volunteer organizations. His favorite was rocking babies in the church nursery. Lee was preceded in death by his beloved wife Barbara and son Jeffrey; his parents; and his three brothers Ronald, Larry, and Dennis. Survivors include his favorite sister Beverly Cisney; sons Scott, Brian (Martha), Craig (Michelle); and daughter-in-law Susan Cisney. Also surviving are seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 at The First United Methodist Church on Main Street in Lewisville, TX, Rev. John Mollet and Rev. Chris Schoolcraft will officiate. Burial of ashes will be at a later date in Colorado. Arrangements are by Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be given to The First United Methodist Church Permanent Endowment Fund in Lewisville, Tx. - We invite you to attend the virtual celebration of life to be live streamed using the Zoom app on your device. Create an account, click join, enter meeting ID 9724364581, click join and enter password mmfh972. January 1, 1936 - July 17, 2021
Published by The Herald (Everett) from Aug. 8 to Aug. 9, 2021.