Frank Leazenby Jr., 77

Frank L. "Roy" Leazenby, Jr., 77, Marion, died at 6:41 a.m., Monday, Jan. 6, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. He was born July 5, 1936 in Wabash, to Frank L., Sr. and Mabel (Eltzroth) Leazenby.

He married Norma Jean Poe in Wabash on Nov. 5, 1960; she died Oct. 14, 2000.  He worked at A.F. Billings, Wabash, managed Bonded and Kocolene Stations, Logansport and Fort Wayne, and also worked at Falstaff Brewery, Fort Wayne.  He was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne.  Frank was a huge Indiana University basketball fan and a longtime Chicago Cubs fan.

He is survived by three sons, James (Katrina Blackburn) Leazenby, Wabash, Brian Leazenby, Huntington, and Ryan (Kim) Leazenby, Decatur; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and close friend, Mary Fuller, Converse. He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Kenneth Leazenby, grandson, James R. Leazenby, one brother and one sister.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash.  Burial will be in Mississinewa Cemetery, Somerset.  Friends may call from 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.

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Posted on 2014 Jan 09