Leon Francis Stump, 74 - Leroy

Leon Francis Stump, 74, of Leroy, West Virginia, formerly of Calhoun County, died February 3, 2005 at Roane General Hospital, Spencer.

He was born May 8, 1930 in Clarksburg, WV, a son of the late Ewell C. and Nora Rose Gross Stump. He was a former coal miner, a mechanic, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy A. Gribble Stump; six children, Francis, Leona, Patricia and Raymond all of Spencer, Leon Jr. of Elkins, WV, and Michael of Leroy; two sisters; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jeffery Allen Stump; four brothers; and three sisters.

Services Sunday, February 6, 2005 at 7 p.m. at Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer, with Bill Walton officiating. Visiting hours Sunday two hours prior to the services at the funeral home.