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Ronald E. Leist

Ronald E Leist, 72, of Huntington, passed away at 8:40 am Sunday, January 29, 2023, at his residence.

Ronald was born on September 15, 1950, in Huntington, IN, the son of Herman Leist and Lucille (Karst) Leist. He graduated from Huntington Catholic High School with the class of 1968. Ronald worked for General Electric of Ft. Wayne, IN for 5 years before retiring from Bangs Muffler City of Huntington, IN after 50 years of service. He was a true gearhead and loved anything to do with, drag racing, restoring, or working on cars.

Ronald is survived by his son, Brian J. (Patricia) Leist of Huntington, IN; sister, Elaine (Brian) Thena of SC; two brothers, Denny (Linda) Leist of Huntington, IN, Gerry Leist of Huntington, IN; two grandsons, Lucas, Blake; and four great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his father, Herman Leist and mother, Lucille Leist.

Honoring Ronald’s wishes there will be no services at this time.

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Bailey-Love Mortuary is honored to serve the family of Ronald E Leist.