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COVINGTON, IND. - Leo Loveall, 91, of Covington, passed away at 8:29 p.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 at Roudebush V.A. Medical Center in Indianapolis.
He was born Feb. 1, 1925 in Humrick, Ill. the son of the late William McKinley and Lucy Ellen (Trosper) Loveall.
He married Dorothy Craft on May 25, 1948 in Eugene, Ind. She preceded him in death on Sept. 30, 1983.
Survivors include his children: Janet (Fred) Freeman and Sandy (Tom) Turner both of Cayuga, Ind., Debra Skinner of Rileysburg, Ind., David (Alma)Loveall of Cayuga, Ind.,; Gerry (Tammy) Loveall of Covington, Ind., Bonny (Jeff) Wright of Rileysburg, Ind., Mary (Tim) Caudill of Catlin, and Robin Drennan of Cayuga, Ind.; 26 grandkids; 63 great-grandkids and 17 great-great-grandkids; one sister, Lucy Mae Bailey of Rockville, Ind.
Leo was preceded in death by one son, Arnold Loveall; one granddaughter; three great-great-grandkids; five sisters, Mary Jane Myers, Betty Hutts, Louise Sanders, Verneedis June Lamb and Doris Ashby; two brothers, Joe Loveall and Herbert Arlo Loveall; and a very special friend, Lois Ross.
Leo retired in 1980 from the Colonial Brick Yard in Cayuga, Ind. He also farmed in the area. He served his country proudly during World War II with the United States Army. He was a member of Cayuga American Legion Rainbow Post #263 and the Bass Pro Club. He enjoyed fishing, horseshoes, playing cards and games with his many grandkids. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
Funeral services: 11 a.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 5, at DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Ind.; Officiating: Rev. John Bigger; Burial with Honors: Thomas Cemetery in Newport, Ind.; Visitation: 2-5 p.m. EDT Sunday, Sept. 4, at the funeral home. Condolences: www.deverterfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 2, 2016
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