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313 Center St.
ASHLAND, OH 44805
Phone: 419-281-2566, 1-800-430-2566
Fax: 419-281-4411
Leland Ambrose

Leland Russell Ambrose

Friday, April 25th, 1930 - Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Leland R. Ambrose, 88, of Ashland, passed away Monday, April 8, 2019 at his residence.
He was born in Ashland on April 25, 1930 to the late George and Rhea (Hoover) Ambrose. He was a resident of the Ashland area all his life. He was a graduate of Ashland High School class of 1949.
He served his country as a member of the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.
After his service in the army he returned to Ashland and found various jobs in the area before being hired by the Sarver Paving Company. Leland became the asphalt mixer and eventually plant manager and worked with the company for 37 years before retiring in 1992. Following his retirement from Sarver’s, he served as an Orange Township Trustee for 10 years.
He attended the Nankin Community Church and was a member of the Harry Higgins Post #88 of the American Legion, the Penn-Ohio Model A Club and the Operating Engineers Local 18.
On March 2, 1951 he was married to Elaine P. Piper and the couple celebrated 68 years of marriage this past March. He is survived by his wife Elaine, sons, Keith (Debbie) Ambrose and Kevin (Cathy) Ambrose both of Nankin, two grandchildren, Amy (Joe) LaCivita and Andy (Kenzie) Ambrose and three great grandchildren, Kaleb Ambrose, Rhett Ambrose and Ella Banks.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Marjorie Wenrick and four brothers, Daniel, Kenneth, Harold and Richard.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at the Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home with Pastor Jake Heskett officiating. Burial will be in the Nankin Cemetery with the Ashland Veterans Honor Guard providing military honors. Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the services at the funeral home.
The family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to the Harry Higgins Post #88 of the American Legion, 1338 Claremont Ave., Ashland, Ohio 44805.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family by visiting denbowfh.com
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Location
    Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home
    Address
    313 Center Street
    Ashland, Ohio 44805
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  • Service

    Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home 313 Center St. Ashland, Ohio 44805
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Officiant
    Pastor Jake Heskett
  • Interment

    Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Nankin Cemetery
    Address
    St. Rt. 302
    nankin, Ohio 44848
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Joanne Wrasse

Posted at 09:19pm
Kevin,
Sorry about the loss of your father. May God hold your family close in his comfort.
Sincerely,
Joanne Wrasse
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Toby Ambrose

Posted at 10:00pm
With much love and the fondest of childhood memories. You're always in my heart.
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Steve & Dan Ambrose

Posted at 09:52am
Uncle Leland brought so many gifts to our life. We will never forget him!
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Lyle & Donna Hoffman

Posted at 11:27am
Lyle and Donna Hoffman
Leland was a good man and a very good friend. He will be greatly missed. We are still in Florida and will not be able to attend Lelands service , but we will be thinking of you Elane and wish you comfort in your time of loss.
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Allen&Mary Gebhart

Posted at 02:53pm
A great loss for the community,He will be missed another good guy has left us mayGod bless the family and friends Allen&Mary Gebhart
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