Earl “Junior” Leasure, 90, of Paden City, WV went home on Saturday, February 18, 2017 while at Wetzel County Hospital.
Earl was born October 11, 1926 in New Martinsville, WV, son of the late Henry B. and Madeline (Lipscomb) Lasure.
He was a retired labor for the former Ormet Corp; a U.S. veteran who served his country first in the Navy during WWII, second he entered in the Army and later served in the reserves. Member of the American Legion, loved wood working, baking and taking his delicious pies and cookies to shut-ins, gardening and fishing and member of the Pleasant Valley Church of Christ.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Susan Leasure; step- mother, Margaret Lasure and three brothers, Kenny, Bill and Willis.
Surviving are his wife of 69 years, Martha Leasure; two sons, Stephen (Linda Kay) Leasure of Sistersville, WV and Ronald (Linda Gayle) Leasure of Harrodsburg, KY; daughter, Sharon (Court) Beall of Wheeling, WV; three brothers, Robert Leasure of southern WV, Mike (Carol) Lasure of Proctor, WV and John B. (Nancy) Lasure of New Martinsville, WV; three sisters, Florence (Lloyd) Billiter of Huston, TX, Donna (Lemoyne) Horner of Proctor, WV and Mary Jo (Jim) Vredenburg of Iowa; seven grandchildren, Trisha (Chad) Bennett, Jennifer (Shawn) Bohrer, Brooke Perrault, Nikki (Daniel) Fender, Ronda (Ben) Sears, Darien Beall and Luke Beall; five great grandchildren, Carter and Jenna Bohrer, Brayden and Braxton Sears and Elim Fender and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends were received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Jarvis-Williams Funeral Home, 1224 S Bridge St., New Martinsville, where service will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, February 22, 2017.
Interment to follow in Paden Memorial Gardens in Paden City, WV.Honor Guard will conduct graveside services.
Expression of sympathy may be made www.jarvisfuneralhomes.com.