Born 5-16-1929 -- Died 2-24-2005
Leonard Joseph DeBolt, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Feb. 24, 2005, at his home. Born May 16, 1929, in Champaign, Ill., he was the son of John William and Edith Leone Palmer DeBolt.
He worked as an accountant for Riceland Foods. He was a member of the Moose, and American Legion.
He was a veteran having served in the United States Army from Jan. 23, 1951 to Jan. 27, 1953 and received four bronze service stars.
Survivors are his sisters -- Edna Schnittker of Blooming-ton, Ill. and Nina Marshall of Chicago, Ill.; and two nieces -- Deanna Leach of Horseshoe Bend, and Shirley Henderson of Cheyenne, Wyo.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Laquita Hufstedler DeBolt; five brothers and five sisters.
A memorial service was held March 12 at the Salem Moose Lodge. Arrangements were by Heath Oak Hill Chapel of Hardy. His body was donated to Medical Education and Re-search Institute in Memphis.
Memorials made be made to Spring River Hospice, 120 Hospital Drive, Cherokee Village, AR 72529 or to Loyal Order of The Moose, Hwy. 62, Salem, AR 72576.