Leonard L. (Roy) Van Voorhis
Roy Van Voorhis age 80 of Cardington, Passed away late Sunday afternoon December 2nd, 2007 at the U. S. Veteran's Medical Facility in Dayton. He had been in failing health for 10 years. He was born and raised in Bellefontaine, Ohio, the eldest son of the late Everett L. and Cecil (Pash) Van Voorhis. Roy was a veteran of the U. S. Navy serving during World War II. During his many years as a machinist he work for the New York Central, Erie Lackawanna, Penn Central and Conrail from which he retired in 1989. He loved the outdoors, enjoyed gardening, fishing and hunting. He was past 2nd Vice Commander of VFW Post 8045 in Mt. Gilead. In 1950 he married the former Marjory Mae Porter. She preceded him in death in 1985. Leonard is survived by his brothers ; Robert of Virginia Beach, Philip (Imogene) of Bellefontaine, Chuck (Annette) of Marion
Karl (Grace) of Cape Vincent, NY, Arthur of Kenton and Jeff (Cheryl) Van Voorhis of Marion. Sisters; Rosena Wesser of Lakeview, Everetta Titus of Bellefontaine and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother John Van Voorhis and sister Doris Deal. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday December 7th, 2007 in Harper Cemetery, Logan County with Pastor Jared Williams officiating. Friends may call at the Timson Allen & Melroy Funeral Home in Caledonia on Thursday from
4 - 8. Memorial Contributions may be made in memory of Roy to the charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timsonallenmelroy.com .