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Mary Ruth Leedy
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“Thank you all for your kind words. Mom was a wonderful person and mother and I will miss her greatly. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Stev Leedy - Jackson, OH - Son

“Dear Bob, Steve, and Debbie - I am so sorry for your loss. I remember your mom as a sweet, quiet lady. May you find comfort knowing she was a...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Carolyn Phillips Taylor - OH

“Steve and Debbie, I pray God comforts and blesses you at this time. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: D John Rozewicz - Thurman, OH

“Steve and Debbie,Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of earthly loss of your mother. We have many good memories of your mother as we...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Pastor Mike and Karen Percell - OH

“You will all be in our thoughts and hearts thru this time. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Robert Walls - Chillicothe, OH

“I took care of Mary for the past 9 months and I grew very close to her. She was my "work grandma" because she reminded me so much of my own grandma....Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Kaylee Bowling - Jackson, OH

“I am so sorry I haven't got to see u for so long,U will never be forgottenm.. I love u so much...RIP Aunt RuthCzHNn ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Patti Stansberry , Burris - OH

“Ruth was a blessing to me in so many ways. We often talked of why the Lord hadn't taken her home and I always said it was because I needed her...I...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Melissa Faught - Jackson, OH

“So very sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She was one of the sweetest ladies I know. My sister Barbara was married to I. V. She will be missed. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Sally McPheters Smith - Columbus, OH


Mary Ruth Leedy, age 90, of Wellston, passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at Four Winds Community in Jackson, Ohio. She was born June 3, 1926 in Johnson City, Tennessee to the late Robert Spencer Stansberry and Lenos Alberta Gwinn Stansberry. Ruth retired from Jackson Corporation, where she was employed for several years. She was a former member of the Winchester United Methodist Church and the Wellston Senior Citizens. Ruth is survived by her sons, Charles Robert "Bob" Leedy of Columbus and Stephen Richard "Steve" Leedy, Jr. (Debbie) of Jackson; step-grandsons, Ben Deutschle (Chris) and Jon Deutschle (Taylor) both of Columbus; step-great-grandchildren, Sage, Mae, Sebastian, Lucas and Sarah; sisters, Kay Whitaker (Wallace), Betty Garling and Sue Craft, all of Indiana; brother, George Mack Stansberry (Janice) of Indiana, as well as several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen Richard "Dick" Leedy; sisters, Eileen "Dean" Whitaker and Julie Jane Cole; and brothers, Robert "Buster" Stansberry, Jack Stansberry, I.V. Stansberry and Roy Stansberry. In keeping with Ruth's wishes, her body was cremated. Memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family with burial in the Fairmount Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ruth's memory can be made to a favorite charity of one's choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.mcwilliams-funeralhome.com.