Leon Ian Work
Conway - 87, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on August 1, 2021. He was the son of the late Ian and Erma Work. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Bernice Hall and Thelma Lambert. Surviving is his wife of 64 years, Dorothy "DoDo" Work, his children, Jim (Debbie) Work, Dan (Sally) Work, Diane (Mike) Bush, grandchildren, Kristopher, Alexander, Carley, Nickolaus, Jennifer, Chloe, John, Jacqueline, great grand children, Adley and Carter. Leon was born and raised in Conway. He retired from J&L Steel as a machinist and served his country in the Air National Guard. Upon retirement he drove school bus for Rhodes Transit. Leon was a life long member of the Conway Volunteer Fire Department, serving over thirty years as fire chief. He was a member of the Beaver County Fire Chiefs Association and the International Order of Odd Fellows. He enjoyed model trains, but most of all loved his family. Friends will be received on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM in the Poland Funeral Home , 901 Fist Avenue, Conway, 724-869-7700. A memorial service will take place Thursday 10 AM at the Conway Volunteer Fire Department, 900 S. Gross Street, Conway. Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Church Cemetery where he will receive full military honors.
Published by The Beaver County Times from Aug. 2 to Aug. 3, 2021.