Service measured not by GOLD,
but by the GOLDEN RULE
WOOSTER – Thomas George “Tom” Leighty, 89 of Wooster passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at his home.
He was born November 11, 1929 the son of Thomas George, Sr. and Ruth Bahl Leighty. He was married to his loving wife, Mary Lou Mohr for 62 years. She survives.
Tom was an auto mechanic. He had worked in Wooster for Lytle Construction and then for his brother, Richard at his gas station and later he worked in the garage at the O.A.R.D.C. and retired from there. He loved automobiles, taking his grandkids to Cedar Point, being on Lake Erie fishing and riding his Goldwing.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Mary Lou, are his children, Thomas Jr. (Michelle) Leighty, Danny (Norma) Leighty, Howard (Kim) Leighty and Linda Sue Edwards; 13 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; his siblings, Cliff (Ginny) Leighty, Miriam Terman and Eunice (Gerald) Yates and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, twin sons Larry and Terry and a son James and his siblings, Wilford “Joe”, Robert, Gerald “Nupp”, John, Richard, Daniel, Evelyn and Doris Leighty.
Friends will be received at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster 1 hour prior to the 2:00 p.m. service on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 with Mr. Tom Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Apple Creek Cemetery.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Wooster Community Hospital Auxiliary, 1761 Beall Ave., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
Wooster Community Hospital Auxiliary, 1761 Beall Ave., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Ohio's Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 from 1-2:00 p.m. at the funeral home
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home