Leon Cecil Healey, 76, a resident of the Hazelwood community, passed from this life Sunday afternoon, Oct. 7, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family.
Leon was born Sunday, March 1, 1936, at Jacksonville, Fla., a son of the late Wilbert Vincent Healey and Sophia Tessie Flubarger Healey.
On March 25, 2000, in Montrose, he was married to the former Ruby Alice Isenhart, who survives.
Leon attended the schools of West Virginia, had served with the United States Army and had worked as a machinist with United Steel in Ohio. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching TV including, Gunsmoke and the news, and enjoyed learning about history, but his grandchildren were the love of his life.
Others left to cherish Leon's memory are three children, James M. Phillips of Fairmont, Ada M. Greene and B. Gail Gonzalez, both of Elkins; two siblings, Wilbur Vincent Healey and Annabelle Tompson, both of Elkins; nine grandchildren, Adam T. Everson of Belington, Ashley C. Greene of Staunton, Va., Timothy I. Greene of Mabie, Cody W. Greene and Skyler, R. Greene, both of Elkins, Hal S. Phillips and Jayme A. Phillips, both of Fairmont, Anthony G. Gonzalez and Michael "Mikey" Gonzalez, both of Elkins; three great-grandchildren, Noah J. Everson, Dominic B. Lucas and Aluana D. Greene; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.
Preceding Leon in death were a daughter, Georgia A. Phillips; a brother, Sterling Healey; and two nephews, Vincey Healey and Jason Healey.
Leon's request for cremation was honored. A memorial service for all of his family and friends will be conducted at a later date.
The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Leon Cecil Healey. Send online condolences to the family at www.therandolphfuneralhome.com.