Obituary photo of Vernon Leasure, Akron-Ohio
In Loving Memory of

Vernon L. Leasure

1922 - 2019
Obituary photo of Vernon Leasure, Akron-Ohio
In Loving Memory of

Vernon L. Leasure

1922 - 2019

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
131 North Canton Rd
Akron, OH  44305
330-784-3334
Service:
Monday, February 11, 2019 at 11:00am
Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
131 North Canton Rd
Akron, OH  44305
330-784-3334
Interment:
Hillside Memorial Park
Akron, Ohio

Interment:
Hillside Memorial Park
Akron, Ohio
Vernon L. Leasure, age 96 of Mogadore, Ohio, died on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Akron City Hospital, his skilled hands and compassionate heart are now at rest.

He was born on September 28, 1922 in Caldwell, Ohio, the son of the late Joseph L. and Anna (nee McElfresh) Leasure.

Vernon was an honorably discharged US Army combat veteran of WWII.

Mr. Leasure was a fleet manager for the US Postal Service for 30 years, retiring in 1984. He was a man of many skills and various interests, foremost, family, and helping others when he could. He especially enjoyed restoring two military jeeps with his sons and attending parades and veteran's events. He was especially proud of the trophies he won from the LCPL Nate Deyarmin Memorial Car Show and the Bantam Jeep Festival.

Survivors include his children, Roger V. Leasure, Rodney E. (Valerie) Leasure, Kay L. Voorheis, Joseph C. (Erin) Leasure, and Brenda J. (Antonio) Catalano; his grandchildren, Michelle (Jody) Barnes, Carl Leasure, Cissie (Robert) Morrice, Sayra (Jeff) White, Jennifer (John Stantz) Voorheis, Nicole (Robert) Hogensen, Allegra, Brogan, and Anthony Catalano; his eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. His sister, Mildred Leasure is also surviving.

Other than his parents, Vernon was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, the former Catherine Forshey on February 20, 2010, they were united in marriage on April 11, 1942; one granddaughter, Caitlin Leasure; and one brother, Irvil Leasure.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, February 11, 2019 at Newcomer Funeral Home, 131 North Canton Road, Akron, where Vernon Teagarden will celebrate Vernon's life.

Family and friends may visit at the funeral home on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 1:00 - 4:00 PM.

Following funeral services on Monday, Mr. Leasure will be laid to rest with his wife in Hillside Memorial Park, Akron.


Vernon L. Leasure, age 96 of Mogadore, Ohio, died on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Akron City Hospital, his skilled hands and compassionate heart are now at rest.

He was born on September 28, 1922 in Caldwell, Ohio, the son of the late Joseph L. and Anna (nee McElfresh) Leasure.

Vernon was an honorably discharged US Army combat veteran of WWII.

Mr. Leasure was a fleet manager for the US Postal Service for 30 years, retiring in 1984. He was a man of many skills and various interests, foremost, family, and helping others when he could. He especially enjoyed restoring two military jeeps with his sons and attending parades and veteran's events. He was especially proud of the trophies he won from the LCPL Nate Deyarmin Memorial Car Show and the Bantam Jeep Festival.

Survivors include his children, Roger V. Leasure, Rodney E. (Valerie) Leasure, Kay L. Voorheis, Joseph C. (Erin) Leasure, and Brenda J. (Antonio) Catalano; his grandchildren, Michelle (Jody) Barnes, Carl Leasure, Cissie (Robert) Morrice, Sayra (Jeff) White, Jennifer (John Stantz) Voorheis, Nicole (Robert) Hogensen, Allegra, Brogan, and Anthony Catalano; his eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. His sister, Mildred Leasure is also surviving.

Other than his parents, Vernon was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, the former Catherine Forshey on February 20, 2010, they were united in marriage on April 11, 1942; one granddaughter, Caitlin Leasure; and one brother, Irvil Leasure.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, February 11, 2019 at Newcomer Funeral Home, 131 North Canton Road, Akron, where Vernon Teagarden will celebrate Vernon's life.

Family and friends may visit at the funeral home on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 1:00 - 4:00 PM.

Following funeral services on Monday, Mr. Leasure will be laid to rest with his wife in Hillside Memorial Park, Akron.


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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
131 North Canton Rd
Akron, OH  44305
330-784-3334
Service:
Monday, February 11, 2019 at 11:00am
Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
131 North Canton Rd
Akron, OH  44305
330-784-3334
Interment:
Hillside Memorial Park
Akron, Ohio

Interment:
Hillside Memorial Park
Akron, Ohio

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