Leon E. More

Leon E. More, 78, of rural Columbia City, IN, and having family in Roanoke, IN, died Sunday, June 17, 2018, at 10:34 a.m. at North Woods Village at Inverness Lakes, Fort Wayne, where he had been a resident since August 2017.

Mr. More’s formative years were spent in Columbia City, where he attended West Ward School and graduated from Columbia City High School in 1958.  He continued his education at International Business College, Fort Wayne. He served six years with the United States Army reserve.  

For 36 years, he was a partner in More Farm Store, Columbia City. He also farmed  until his health curtailed it.

He was born May 8, 1940, in Fort Wayne to Harold E. and Margie (Flaugh) More. His mother survives in Columbia City. He married Margie Radabaugh Wright on July 19, 1980, and she survives.

Additional survivors are three daughters, Renae (Brad) Jordan, of Westfield; Regina (Ryan) Wilson, of Roanoke; and Lynnette (Brian) Bridegam, of Columbia City; two sons, Brian (Robin) More and Brady Wright, both of Columbia City; a brother, Steve (Gloria) More, of Columbia City; and 10 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two infant children.

Calling is Thursday, June 21, 2018, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City. A funeral service will be held Friday, June 22, 2018, at 10 a.m. at the Oak Grove Church of God, 2426 S. Raber Rd., Columbia City, with calling one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Memorials are to Oak Grove Church of God playground or Heartland Hospice.