Maysville…..Leroy Glen Haley, age 88, was born March 22, 1928 at a farm west of Amity, Missouri the son of Ralph Hobart and Sylvia Ethel (Quarles) Haley and passed away February 25, 2017 in Maysville.
He attended rural grade schools and graduated in 1946 from Maysville High School. He farmed and served in the United States Army from 1950 to 1952 during Korean War.
He married his high school school sweetheart and friend, Marilyn Estep at the Fairport Methodist Church on April 26, 1953. They farmed around Fairport and moved to Maysville in 2012. Leroy joined the Fairport Methodist Church in early 1950’s, and moved his membership to the Maysville United Methodist Church. His machinery was idle on Sunday, and observed a day of rest.
He served as president of the DeKalb County Cooperative Parish, on the Grant Township Board, Fairport School Board, Farm Bureau Board, DeKalb County Extension Board President, Church Offices, and Charter president of the Fairport Lions Club. He also enjoyed all his golfing friends at Lakeside Club. Leroy loved horses and rode in the drill team of the Fairport Saddle Club. He also was an honorary member of the Tribe of Mic-O-say.
Leroy is preceded in death by his parents; brother, James Haley; and sister, Norma Steiner.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; son, John Haley: three grandchildren, Jennifer, Jaclyn, and Bryan Haley; mother of his grandchildren, Donna Fasching; brother-in-law, Leonard Mix; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
He was a wonderful husband,father, friend, neighbor and grandpa.
Funeral Services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at Maysville United Methodist Church with burial in Fairport Cemetery. No visitation is scheduled. Online condolences: www.turnerfamilyfuneral.com