Marion (Buddy) L. LeatherwoodSeptember 12, 1942 ~ November 30, 2017 (age 75)
Marion “Buddy” L. Leatherwood, age 75 of Ashville, OH arrived in Heaven on
Thursday, November 30, 2017 after a brief illness at Mount Carmel West Medical Center
in Columbus. He was born on Sept. 12, 1942 to the late Edward Walter Leatherwood and
Mary A. (Rathburn) Legg in Ashville, OH. Marion was a 1960 graduate of
Ashville-Harrison High School, worked and retired as a General Foreman from
Reynolds Metals Company. He was a former volunteer with the Harrison Township Fire
Department./EMT and also worked at Walnut Elementary School.
Along with his parents, Buddy was preceded in death by a grandson
Shawn Ryan Edwards and In-laws, Roy and Rosemma Kitchen.
Buddy is survived by his wife Caron S. Leatherwood; daughters Debbie
(Ron) Teeters of Ashville and Vicki (Doug) Moss of Westerville;
grandchildren Megan Cline, Zachary and Joshua Moss, Katelyn and
Madison Dixon, Spencer and Morgan Teeters; great grandchildren Mason
and Jordy Cline and one on the way, Karley Ryann (due on Christmas Day);
sisters Rebecca (Bruce) Sampsill of Chillicothe, Jennifer Elam of Mt.
Sterling and Regina Leatherwood of Mt. Sterling; sister-in-law Shelby
(Jack) Nungester of Missouri; niece Michelle (Sampsill) Spencer and nephew Steven
Visitation will be held on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at
Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St. Ashville, OH 43103. A
graveside service will be held on Sat. Dec. 9, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Harrison
Twp. Cemetery in South Bloomfield with Paster Floyd Hubbell officiating. In
lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Mount Carmel Foundation, 6150
E. Broad St. Columbus, OH 43213-9924 for the Guardian Angels Program
to recognize the ICU and Palliative Care Team who cared for Buddy.