Leo Luckenbaugh, of Shermans Dale, died on June 24, 2021. He was 86. He was born at home on July 24, 1934 to the late Russell and Grace (McAlister) Luckenbaugh of Marysville. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Darlene (Crull) Luckenbaugh and his two children: Kimberly (Michael) Sheets of Shermans Dale and Leo Scott Luckenbaugh of Mechanicsburg.
In addition to his wife and children, Leo is survived by two grandchildren: Benjamin (Morgan) Sheets of Reading and Charity (Benjamin) Jones of Shermans Dale; three great grandchildren: Max and Chloe Jones and Beatrice Sheets; and two sisters: Yvonne Rice of Carlisle and Roxanna (Keith) Houtz of York Springs. In addition to his parents, Leo is preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Wevodau. Leo was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was loved by many and was happiest being around family and friends and most importantly, his grandchildren and great grandchildren who were his pride and joy.
Leo graduated with the class of 1952 of Marysville/Rye High School. He was a member of the Shermans Dale United Methodist Church and Blain Sportsman Club – he enjoyed the great outdoors – fishing and hunting. He also proudly supported the Phillies and Penn State football, as their “best” fan. Leo retired from Specialty Bakers in Marysville In 1996 after 44 years of employment.
The visitation for Leo is private. The Graveside service will be held at noon at Landisburg Cemetery on Thursday, July 1, 2021, officiated by Pastor Scott Ryan. A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 10 at 11 AM at Shermans Dale United Methodist Church, 40 Windy Hill Road, Shermans Dale, PA 17090. Pastor Scott Ryan will also officiate the memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Leo's name to Shriner's Hospital for Children - Philadelphia, Attn: Development Office, 3551 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140
Arrangements entrusted to Nickel Lochstampfor Family Funeral Home, Inc., located in Loysville, PA
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