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Dr. Richard Gleim Leffler, Sr.

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“Doc was so much fun to work with. He had so many amazing stories and an infectious laugh. You couldn't help but smile around him. The world was much...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Kelly Wells - Canton, OH

“So sorry to hear about Doc. We volunteered with him at Sam Center. He was always upbeat with a positive outlook. He will be missed. My deepest...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Donna Checca - OH

“Jane, Dick, and Bill , and families. Our sincere sympathy with the loss of your father. What a peaceful and beautiful way to join your mother....Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Ann and Jack Finefrock Hoffman - OH


4 of 11 | Posted by: Jerry/Donna Somogy - Phoenix, AZ


5 of 11 | Posted by: Jerry/Donna Somogy - Phoenix, AZ

“To the Family, I am so sad to hear of your loss. Your father was a well respected man in all areas of his life. May God Bless all of you. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: David Wilson - Murrells Inlet, SC

“Jane,Bill & DickSo sorry to here of your Dad passing. He truly was a kind and friendly person. He's gonna be missed. Take care and God bless. Dan...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Ed Breyfogle - Massillon, OH

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of The Leffler family at this difficult time as you honor and say a final goodbye to your loved one. What a rare...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Connie Rizos Guist - North Canton, OH

“My sincere condolences to the family. Dick was a greatupper classman and neighbor. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: George Bond - Suffield, CT

“Our deepest condolences to the Leffler family. A strong Godly man, with a dash of humor with much humility has gone to heaven to be with his wife and...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Richard Steiner - Holiday, FL


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Dr. Leffler was born on July 9, 1925 and passed away on Friday, September 13, 2019.

Dr. Leffler was a resident of Massillon, Ohio at the time of passing.

Born in Massillon, July 9, 1925, the older of twin sons born to the late William W. and Grace (Hering) Leffler, Dick graduated from Washington High School with the Class of 1943.

He served with distinction as an Army sergeant during World War II, receiving the Combat Infantryman Badge and the Bronze Star among his awards and decorations.

Funeral services will be conducted by Pastor John Moosey, at 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 20, 2019, at Calvary Chapel in Massillon. Burial with military honors will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested memorial contributions to Calvary Chapel or the Salvation Army of Massillon.

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