LeRoy Denning

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

LeRoy Denning, 74, Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at Barone Alzheimer's Care Center, in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. LeRoy was born on July 15, 1940, in Ellis, Kan., to Anthony Denning and Elizabeth Cecelia (Weigle) Denning. He was united in marriage to Janet Kay Harmon in 1964, in Fort Scott, Kan., and she survives of the home.

LeRoy grew up in Ellis, Kan., and attended school there before coming to Nevada for his senior year at Nevada High School graduating with the Class of 1959. He then worked for Sears in Nevada for 20 years before changing his employment to O'Sullivan's, in Lamar, where he continued to work until his retirement. LeRoy was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church, in Nevada.

In addition to his wife, Janet, survivors include two children, Michael Denning and his wife, Sara, Chesapeake, Va., and Michelle Nowak and her husband, Paul, Lebanon, Ore.; 15 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; one brother, Deverne Denning and his wife, Connie, Nevada; and one sister, Julie Bird, Pomme De Terre, Mo.

No funeral services are planned at this time.

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