Sharon Lynn Leedy, 64, went to be with her heavenly father after her long hard-fought battle with multiple sclerosis on Monday, January 14, 2019. A visitation will be held Thursday, January 17th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Loran Fawcett Chapel in Neodesha, Kansas. Funeral services will take place at The Independence Church of the Brethren on Friday, January 18th at 10:00am with interment following at Neodesha Cemetery.
Sharon Lynn Leedy was born on February 3, 1954 in Independence, Kansas. Sharon attended and graduated from Independence High School in 1972. On February 17, 1973, Sharon married Raymond Leedy in Independence, Kansas. The two welcomed one child, and from that day forward, Sharon’s life was complete. Her life revolved around taking care of her two boys. Through the years Sharon worked as a school bus driver for USD 461, owned and operated Circle L Sirloin, and the manager of Bill’s Dollar Store. Sharon loved to garden, care for her animals, singing and doing yard work. Most of all Sharon loved the time she got to spend with her family and friends.
Sharon is preceded in death by her father, Jim Wilson.
Those left to carry on Sharon’s memory, husband, Raymond Leedy of Neodesha, KS, son, Ray and wife Debra Leedy of Cherryvale, KS, mother, Stella Wilson of Independence, KS, brothers, Jim and wife Kaylinda Wilson of Cherryvale, KS, Robin and wife Judy Wilson of Independence, KS, sister, Patti and husband Mike Timmons of Fredonia, KS, and two grandchildren, Trey Leedy and Kristen and husband Mick Torrey. Memorials may be made in Sharon’s name to AWOL of Independence and can be left with the chapel. To leave the family a special message of condolence please visit www.loranfawcettfuneralhome.com.
Dear Sharon, Ray Sr and Ray Jr.
Thank you so much for open your home and heart for me, when I was exchange student in the US. I have so many wonderful memories from our times together. I'm very sad to hear about Sharon's death, I’m thankful for knowing Sharon, she was a fantastic and warm person.
You are in my thoughts.
In am sorry down your loss, hugs and prayers for all of the familt
Kathy summersColleyville, KS
I am sorry for ur lost she was a very good mom,wife,sister most of all she is a good women well be praying for the family
Rachel DavisRolla, MO
I’m thankful for knowing Sharon. She was a great help at Heller Scool and friend. Please savor your memories of her. Praying for mercy and comfort for you, Ray, and “Little Ray”
Suzanne DeWeesrAlma, KS
So sorry Raymond. Will keep u all in my prayers.
Tisha RaidaThayer, KS
We pray that God will help each and everyone, family or friend, to find a way to keep Sharon's memories alive. And that God help to heal your broken hearts.
Brett & Patti MayIndependence, KS