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Leonard L. Moffit

July 23, 1941 ~ April 4, 2020 (age 78)

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Leonard L. Moffit, Jr. of Chesaning died Saturday, April 4, 2020 at his residence with his family at his side. He was 78 years of age.
 
Leonard was born July 23, 1941 in Midland to the late Leonard and Alberta (Hawes) Moffit. He was a 1960 graduate of Chesaning High School. He went into the US Army after graduation and spent time in Germany and Vietnam until 1964. He married Kathy Searles in 1965 and divorced in 1975. He had 2 children with Kathy; Carol (Curt) Hoten-Moffit and Rickey (Pamela) Moffit. In 1977 he married Ellen Emmendorfer and had a son, Leonard J. Moffit, and a daughter Jamie Moffit. Leonard retired from Buick in 1995 with 30 years seniority. Leonard was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #2943, the New Lothrop VFW Post serving as chaplain, and the UAW Local #599. He loved to fish and hunt especially with his friend David Sipes who preceded him in death. He also enjoyed time with his other fishing friends, Dennis, Mike, Bob and Ken.
 
Along with his wife and children, he is survived by: very special granddaughter, Kendra Moffit; grandson, David Moffit, Daniel Moffit, Adam Moffit, Matthew Moffit granddaughter Sara Moffit; great grandsons Xavier Moffit Theodore Moffit; great granddaughters Nila Moffit, Jessa Moffit and Elizabeth Sawvel; brother, John (Jova) Moffit; sister-in-law Elizabeth (Phil) Neumann; brother-in-law Emil Emmendorfer; many special nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by: daughter Jamie Moffit; brothers Robert Moffit and Jerry Moffit; father and mother-in-law Cletus and Mary Emmendorfer; and a sister-in-law Eileen Emmendorfer.
 
Private Rite of Committal was held at Resurrection Cemetery in Chesaning. You may light a memorial candle or share a memory at misiukfuneralhome.com.
 
Misiuk Funeral Home
Chesaning, MI
989-845-3096
 
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Services

Private Rite of Committal

Resurrection Cemetery
Ferden Road
Chesaning Twp., MI 48616

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