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A funeral service celebrating the life of Mr. Robert Henry Leftwich will be held Wednesday at 1pm at Washington Funeral Home. Robert Henry Leftwich was born December 30, 1930 in MacDonald, West Virginia to the late Alberta Leftwich.  Mr. Leftwich departed this life April 5, 2017 St. Elizabeth’s Health Care Center. 

Robert was educated in the public school system in West Virginia receiving his diploma.  After graduation Robert joined the U.S. Marines.   He received an honorable discharged from the U.S. Marines, moving briefly to Columbus and later settling in Youngstown Ohio.  Robert was employed by Good Will Industries where he retired in 1993.  Robert re-entered the work force working at the McGuffey Community Center where he was able to touch many young lives. He retired from the Community Center in 2015.

 He leaves to mourn his passing his daughters, Kathleen Leftwich, Deborah (James) Dickerson, Norma (Howard) Turner, all of Columbus, Ohio, Laverne Randall of Youngstown, Ohio, his son, Foster (Shirley) Mackey of Columbus, Ohio; his grandchildren, Lavonda Leftwich, Robert Holland, Latisha Leftwich-Boffman, Sherrice (Martin) Hopkins, Jaz-Maria Turner, Columbus, Ohio; his great grandchildren, Antjuan Holland, Casey Goodson, Dominic Minor, Johanna Cunningham, Parker Hopkins, Columbus, Ohio, Marcia (Douglas) Holland-Wade, Cincinnati Ohio; his great-great grandchild, Jerimiah Seay, Cincinnati Ohio; a special nephew and care taker Clyde Robinson, Jr; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. 

He was preceded in death by his mother, Alberta Leftwich
 

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  • Monday, April 10, 2017
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