WILLARD — Donald C. Leininger, age 87, resident of Willard, Ohio passed away on Saturday, June 21, 2008 in Willard Mercy Hospital.
He was born on July 24, 1920 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Donald and Harriette (Jump) Leininger and had been a Willard resident the majority of his life. Mr. Leininger was a graduate of Bellevue High School and was employed with the Jump's Clothing Store in Willard for 35 years and retired from Midwest Industries.
He was a member of the Willard Elks and Willard American Legion. Mr. Leininger was a veteran of the US Army serving during WWII and received a purple heart.
He is survived by two sons and two daughters; two brothers, Tim Leininger of Louisville, KY and Jim Leininger of Pittsburgh, PA.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Lila (Coe) Leininger in 1987; and his step-mother, Helen (Taylor) Leininger.
A private graveside service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to the Willard Elks Scholarship Fund.
Secor Funeral Home in Willard assisted the family with arrangements.
Online condolences can be made at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.