April 16, 2010
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 11:00 A.M. Mt. Carmel Friends Church
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 2-4 & 6-8 p.m.
Leo Roush, 82 of Urbana, passed away, Friday, April 16, 2010 in the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus.
He was born February 11, 1928 in Urbana, the son of Clinton Valorus and Ada Marie (Woodruff) Roush.
Leo was a 1946 graduate of Concord High School; where he excelled as an athlete. He was an avid sportsman; he enjoyed basketball, baseball and pitching horseshoes. He enjoyed the outdoors; farming (for more than 20 + years), mowing or gardening. Leo retired from CT Communication, Urbana after 20 years of service and he attended the Mt. Carmel Friends Church.
Leo was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend; he never met a stranger.
He will be sadly missed by his family; his wife of 59 years, Beatrice (Newman)Roush, his son, Tim (Kathy) Roush, his daughters, Jo Layne (Fred) Geer & Sandy (John) Tapp all of Urbana, his grandchildren, Lori (Chuck) Gentis, Timy (Andrea) Roush, Trevin Geer & Eli Tapp, his great-grandchildren, Ethan & Kirbie Gentis all of Urbana, his brothers, Riley Roush & Hobart (Barbara)Roush, his sister Jeanne McGill, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his sister and brother-in-law, Romola & Dick Knotts, his sister-in-law, Betty Roush and his brother-in-law, Ned McGill.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-4 & 6-8 on Tuesday, April 20, 2010 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 2010 in the Mt. Carmel Friends Church, Urbana, with Pastor Michael Will officiating.
Serving as Pall bearers; Eli Tapp, Trevin Geer, Chuck Gentis, Ethan Gentis, Timy Roush, Steve McGill and Kelly Boystel.
Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Contributions may be made in Leo’s memory to Mt. Carmel Friends Church, 3470 Kennard Kingscreek Rd., Urbana, Ohio 43078.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.