Samuel E. Leighty Sr. 1919 - 2010 Tonganoxie
Services for Samuel E. Leighty Sr., Tonganoxie, will be 11 a.m. Monday, May 17, at Quisenberry Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at the Quisenberry Chapel.
Mr. Leighty died Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.
He was born March 14, 1919, in Tonganoxie, the son of Eugene and Sara (Grott) Leighty. He operated Sam’s Place from 1971-76 and Green Lantern Café from 1979-81, both in Tonganoxie. He was preceded in death by his wife Gertie (Waters) Leighty on Oct. 1, 1998.
Survivors include one son, Samuel E. Leighty, Jr., Lake City, Fla.; one daughter, Ginny Walters, Tonganoxie; one brother, Donald Leighty, Pennsylvania; three grandsons; and six great-grandchildren.
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