Leonard L. Lahman, 74, Fairview, died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at the Kansas City VA Medical Center, following a long illness. He was born Feb. 20, 1937, in Stella, MO, to Lawrence and Lorene (Embrey) Lahman.
Mr. Lahman was a lifelong resident of Fairview, MO. He graduated from Fairview High School in 1955 and served in the U. S. Army. He drove for Friend Tire in Monett for 10 years and then became a self-employed truck driver. He was also a farmer, working with crops and cattle.
|Leonard and Mary Ingle were married on July 12, 1965, in Miami, OK, Mary survives.||Additional survivors include his children and their spouses: Brenda and Gary Wyatt, of Mt. Vernon, MO, Ricky Lahman, of Wheaton, MO, Janie and Jack Elmore, of Fairview, MO, Tina and Matt Ogle, of Sarcoxie, MO, and Steven Lahman, of Fairview; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Leola Lindahl, of Wichita, KS.|
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Leon Lahman.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., on Thursday, at Clark Chapel of Memories, Neosho, with Lorne Beck officiating. Burial will follow in Dice Cemetery, in Fairview. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers: Jason Francis, Daniel Wyatt, Matthew Wyatt, Josh Wyatt, Noah Wyatt, Nick Mitchell, Colten Ogle and Blaine Ogle.
Friends may call at the funeral home in Neosho, Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. where the family will receive friends from 6:30 until 7:30 pm.
Memorial contributions may be made to Clear Creek Baptist Church, c/o Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 66, Neosho, MO 64850.
Arrangements are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, MO.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.