LEAVITTSBURG, Ohio – Leslie T. Stiffler, Sr., 76, of Leavittsburg, went to be home with the Lord on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at his residence.
He was born April 12, 1941 in Kinport, Pennsylvania, the son of Harvey and Myrtle (Burkey) Stiffler and had lived in Ohio for 53 years.
A member of Sovereign Grace Baptist Church in Cortland, Les worked as a boiler operator for the Warren City Schools before retiring.
He enjoyed fishing, cookouts and spending time talking with his family.
He is sadly missed by his three children, Donna (Wayne) Waddell of Warren, Leslie T. (Cindy) Stiffler, Jr. of Warren and Douglas Stiffler, Sr. of Leavittsburg; 11 grandchildren, Jason, Alysha, Mark, Jr., Amanda, Melissa, Samantha, Tabitha, Sarah, Doug, Jr., Brandon and Sophia; two stepgrandchildren, Nathan and Joshua; six great-grandchildren, Kali, Savanna, Dante, Annabelle, Aurora and David and a brother, Donald Stiffler of Toledo, Ohio.
Preceding him in death are his parents; his wife, Eleanor (Chila) Stiffler, whom he married April 8, 1960 and who died September 21, 2012; a grandson, Leslie Edward Briggs; two sisters, Velma Keith and Delores Smith and two brothers, Harold and Duane Stiffler.
Friends may call 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 13 and 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 14 at the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home.
Services are 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the funeral home, with Rev. Stephen West officiating.
Burial at Pine Knoll Cemetery will follow the service.
A television tribute will air Wednesday, December 13 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.