COLUMBIANA - Leroy Hostetter, 76, of Columbiana, passed away Friday, November 1, 2013 at Whispering Pines surrounded by his family following an extended illness. He had been at Whispering Pines since May 2012.
Leroy was born on July 12, 1937 in Salem, the son of Ray and Mary (Hively) Hostetter. He was a graduate of Goshen Union High School.
Leroy was a member of Grace Church.
On April 12, 1958 he married the former Sandra Crouse. They celebrated their 55th anniversary this past April.
He was employed as a sales representative for Borden's Milk Co. for 12 years, and later for Kraft Inc. for 26 years.
Leroy's memory is cherished by his wife Sandy, his two daughters Linda (Ray) Dickerson and Lisa (James) Eaton, all of Brighton, MI; his son Ken (Kathy) Hostetter of Clemmons, NC; and four grandchildren, Mackenzie and Maggie Hostetter and Emily and Ryan Eaton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister Glennell Fast; and a brother Paul Hostetter.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at Grace Church of Columbiana, 140 S. Main St., Columbiana with Rev. Dr. Ray Banner and Rev. Dr. Rob Joy officiating.
The family will receive friends after the service on Saturday, November 9, 2013.If friends desire, material contributions may be made in memory of Leroy to Whispering Pines, 937 E. Park Ave., Columbiana, OH 44408, ATTN: Activities Dept.
The Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in Columbiana has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Family and friends are invited to visit www.seederly-mongandbeck.com to sign the online guestbook or to send private condolences.