Leonard F. Swartz, 83, passed away on January 12, 2018. He was born on March 29, 1934 the son of the late Luther & Dorothy Swartz. He graduated from New Philadelphia High School in 1952. Leonard proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He retired in 1990 from Ford Motor Co. Leonard was a man of great faith and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of North Canton where he faithfully volunteered for many years and recently joined St. Stephen Martyr Lutheran Church. He was an avid Cleveland sports and Ohio State fan. He enjoyed playing the piano but his greatest love was for his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Leonard is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 53 years, Victoria; daughters Cheryl (Douglas) Swartz-Nist and Karen Swartz; grandchildren Victoria, Holden and Lauren Nist; sister Lillian (Daryl) Jackson; brothers Glenn (Mary Lu) Swartz, Paul (Betty) Swartz and Lowell Swartz; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Rose Lane Health Center and Crossroads Hospice for all their love and caring support.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 10:00AM to 11:00AM at St. Stephen Martyr Lutheran Church (4600 Fulton Dr NW Canton 44718) where Memorial Services will be held at 11:00AM with Rev. Dr. Bruce Roth officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to www.parkinson.org.
The family invites you to visit www.reedfuneralhome.com to read the obituary sign the online guestbook and share fond memories.