Leo Packard

Obituary of Leo A. Packard

Leo A. Packard, age 85, of Mainesburg, PA, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at his home. He was born on March 17, 1934, a son of Willard and Ella (Beals) Packard. Leo was the husband of Lucile (Tice) Packard. He was a member of the Mainesburg United Methodist Church. Before Leo retired, he worked as a Mechanic for the same local Chevrolet dealership that had been owned by Rose, Dahlgren and Cole & Burd. He also inspected buses for Benedicts. In his spare time, he enjoyed woodworking and family camping vacations including some in their homemade camper. Leo is survived by his wife, Lucile; four sons, Earl (Beverly) Packard of Hornell, NY, David (Debra) Packard of East Berlin, PA, Kevan (Jane) Packard, and Douglas (Jill) Packard of Lock Haven, PA; a daughter, Marsha (Douglas) Ripkey of Stoughton, WI; a sister, Wilda June (Byron) Stickler of NC; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Willard "Billy" Packard, Jr. Friends and family are invited to call on Monday, April 29, 2019 from 6-8pm at the Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory Inc., 637 S. Main St. Mansfield, PA 16933 and on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 from 10-11am at the Mainesburg United Methodist Church, 100 Smith Park Rd., Mainesburg, PA 16932. A funeral service will follow at 11:00am with Reverend Sean Smith officiating.
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