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Hoyt Leeth Jr.
Hoyt Leeth Jr.FishermanHoyt Leeth Jr., 92 of Marion, formerly of Marseilles, died early Friday morning, November 20, 2015 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Kenton.  He was born October 16, 1923 in Lima to the late Hoyt C. and Gail (Newland) Leeth.  On August 24, 1945 he married the former Betty Pauline Purcell and she died October 23, 2000.  On June 28, 2012 he married the former Vivian J. (Case) and she died October 26, 2015.

He worked as a tow motor operator at the former Marion Depot and retired from Rockwell in Kenton.  He was a former member of the Marseilles Presbyterian Church and had attended the New Covenant Fellowship in Marion.  He had been an active member of the Marseilles community where he was a member of the former Marseilles Lodge #515 F&AM, was the former volunteer fire chief and town marshal and was a Wyandot County Auxiliary Deputy Sheriff.  Hoyt loved to fish and play golf.

He is survived by a daughter, Pam (Lanny) Rapp, Marseilles; two sons, Steve (Sharon) Leeth, Marion; Gerry (Carol) Leeth, Upper Sandusky; a brother, Charles (Phyllis) Leeth, Marion; a sister, Mary Hoover, Marion; ten grandchildren and twenty-one great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 11:00 AM at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home, LaRue, Pastor Rex Roth officiating.  Burial will follow in LaRue Cemetery where military honors will be conducted by the Uppers Sandusky Veterans Color Guard.  Friends may call on Monday from 4 to 7 PM at the funeral home in LaRue.

Memorial gifts may be made to American Cancer Society, 5555 Frantz Rd., Dublin, OH 43017 or the hospice organization of the donor’s choice.

Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com

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#1 from: Karen Elaine Landon
Byhalia& Ft.Pierce Fl.
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 6:36 PM

Steve & Gerry,

  You have my deepest sympathy, at this time of loss..Your Faith, Family and Friends will help keep the Memories that I am sure you shared with your Father..

  Many years since we worked together at Whirlpool, but I still have good memories of the people I worked with there.

#2 from: Ruth (McKinniss)Henicle
Woodlawn, TN.
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 6:37 PM

Prayers to  your family! Hoyt was such a good man that I got to know while growing up in Marseilles!

#3 from: Dottie Williamsom
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 7:18 PM

So sorry for your loss!

#4 from: Jenn Fuqua
Ada Ohio
Sat, Nov 21, 2015 at 1:17 AM

Pam and Family Sending all my love and prayers. Love yah Pam

#5 from: Donald
Sat, Nov 21, 2015 at 2:51 PM

Steve and Gerry sorry for your loss of your father..We know that he is in a better place with family and friends.

#6 from: John Wiseman
Sun, Nov 22, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Sorry about the loss of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.  

#7 from: Mike & Sheryl Pfeifer
Hilton Head Island
Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 7:48 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.   We are sorry for your loss. God bless!

#8 from: Jack & Laura Williams
Newport, WA
Fri, Nov 27, 2015 at 12:02 PM

Hi Charlie, Phid and family.   Jack and I were so sorry to hear of your brother's passing.  We for sure know how hard it hits and hurts.  Like all those who have lost a loved one, we take comfort that those same loved ones are in a better place and at peace.  Take care.  

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