2017-02-09 / Obituaries

Robert N. Leedy

Robert N. Leedy, 89, of Houghton Lake, died Feb. 13, 2017, at home with his family by his side.

A memorial service will be held at noon Friday, Feb. 17, at Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel, with the Rev. William Winter officiating. Visitation will be held Friday from 10 a.m. until the noon service. 

Born June 9, 1927, in Wooster, OH, he was the son of Alva and Margie (Teatsorth) Leedy. He moved from Wooster to Houghton Lake in 1940. He graduated from Houghton Lake High School in 1945. Shortly after high school, he served as a Seaman 2/c in the Navy during the end of World War II. 

On Dec. 31, 1948, he was married at Houghton Lake Heights to Eva Jean Sanderson. Mr. Leedy worked for Roscommon State Bank at Houghton Lake for many years, before retiring. 

Mr. Leedy was a member of the Houghton Lake Masonic Lodge, American Legion and VFW. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, was an avid golfer, and loved woodworking.

Surviving Mr. Leedy are his wife of 68 years, Eva Jean Leedy of Houghton Lake; daughter, Vicky Barrios of Spearfish, SD; two sons, Thomas (Erica) Leedy of Merritt and James (Rebekah) Leedy of Houghton Lake; daughter-in-law, Susan Leedy of Houghton Lake; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Robert Ralph Leedy; grandson, Ryan Earegood; infant son, John J. Leedy; two brothers; and three sisters.

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