Leonard E. Metz, 73, of Grantsville

Leonard E. Metz, 73, of Grantsville WV, departed this life Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at home.

He was born July 1, 1947 in Parkersburg WV, a son of the late Lennie Metz Sr. and Leona Eddy Metz.

Leonard retired from Dupont Washington Works with 35 years of service.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Erlewine Metz; three children, Michelle “Shelly” Metz of Fredericksburg VA, Michael Metz and Jason Metz both of Five Forks WV; three step-children, Scott Erlewine (Susan) of Columbia SC, Melanie Henderson (Jeff Cunningham) of Big Bend WV, and Leslie Erlewine of Convington GA; four siblings, Bob Metz (Linda) of Rockport WV, Sharon Wilson (Carl) and Karen Reed (Alvin) both of Parkersburg WV, and Lennie Metz, Jr. (Nancy) of Big Bend; eight step-grandchildren; two step great-grandchildren; and Best Buddy, Steve Trimble.

In addition to his parents, Leonard was preceded in death by one brother, Lewis Metz; one sister, Delores Whited; one step-son, Todd Erlewine; and lifelong friend, Eursel Roberts.

A memorial service will be conducted at a later date. Please visit   vaughankimes.com   to share messages of condolence with Leonard’s family.

Cremation services have been entrusted to the care of Vaughan Kimes Funeral Home and Crematory, 521 Fifth Street, Parkersburg WV.