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Thomas Leese

December 31, 1945 — December 9, 2021

UNION CITY, OH - Thomas Leese, 75, passed away Thursday December 9, at Reid Health in Richmond. He was born December 31, 1945 son of the late Henry Leese and Sarah Lionberger Meroney.

Tom was a self-employed over the road Truck Driver. He was married to his wife Elaine Paynter Leese on November 30, 1974. Tom was a loyal provider for his family and anyone else in need. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 47 Years, Elaine Paynter Leese; children, Angela (Ron) Taylor, Shaun (Tara) Leese, Ryan (Rachel) Leese, and Nikki Leese; 17 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren with number 20 due in March; siblings Gwendolyn (Penny) Solomonson and Dennis Lionberger; canine companion Dozer; another daughter Dawn; nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to his parents he was also preceded by a infant son Wayne Michael

A celebration of life gathering will be held at 3 PM Wednesday December 15, 2021 at the Reichard Funeral Home Inc., 400 W. Deerfield Rd., Union City, IN.
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