Carl R. "Dick" Leffel
CARL R. "DICK" LEFFEL, 69, of Springfield, loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and brother, died a peaceful death with his family at his side, Saturday, May 25, 2002, at Kobacker House Hospice in Columbus, following a brief battle with cancer.
He was born October 7, 1932 in
He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War from 1952
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Carol J. (Massie) Leffel; 3 children and spouses; son and daughter-in-law, Carl Richard II "Rick" and Sheri Leffel of Springfield; and daughters and sons-in-law, Dawn Carol and David Stump and Connie Lynn and Kevin Tossey all of Springfield; sisters and brothers-in-law, Donna and Kenneth Barnhart and Patty and Gerald Sheets; brother and sister-in-law Floyd and Helen Leffel all of Springfield; grandchildren, Megan and Samantha Leffel, Ashley and Tiffany Stump and Addison R. and Sullivan Richard Tossey all of Springfield; special friends, Paul and Gloria Ockerman; and several aunts, uncle, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, infant son Paul, and brother Robert. A gathering of family and friends will be held Tuesday from 4 to 8 in the LITTLETON AND RUE FUNERAL HOME, SPRINGFIELD. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. with the Reverend Paul Biery, of Central Christian Church officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Moose has shared a poem in Carl's memory