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Courtesy of Mariah Allen

Courier-Times New Castle, Indiana Thursday April 16, 1956 p2 c 4

Leisure Services are scheduled in Kightstown at 2

Knightstown-Funeral sevices for Dora R. *Dode) Leisure 69, retired laborer, were held at 2 pm today at the Butcher Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Derby officiating. Burial was in Glen Grove Cemetery.

Mr. Leisure had died Saturday about 11 am from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He had been in failing health for some months.

Born in Gwynneville, he had moved to Knightstown in 1930. Mr. Leisure was a member of Christian Church.

Survivors include three daughters Mrs. opal Vina Beck of New Castle R 2 and Mrs. Margarent Ewing and Mrs. Hazel Wright of New Castle five sons Ross and Hal of Knightstown Robert of Lewisville Tyrus of Straughn and Orie of Beaumont TX a brother Ed of Indianapolis and eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Two sons Max Fredrick and Mellis Grant, lost their lives in action in Germany during World War II two other sons Roland and Hugh and his wife preceded him in death.