Gregory is survived by Victoria Adelaide Leedy, daughter with Julie Ness Leedy; mother Nancy (Ralph) Leedy-Ziebell; significant other of 11 years Rosa Weist; siblings Debra Leedy Hasse, Steven (Michelli) Leedy, Lisa (Kara Krothe) Leedy, Thomas (Kerri) Leedy, Kevin (Terri) Leedy, Zandra (Kanoa) Watt and Zane Ziebell; 18 nieces and nephews; and countless friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Eugene “Gene” Leedy.
Gregory was a 1979 graduate of West Noble High School. He then went on to graduate from the United States Merchant Marine Academy in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science. Gregory served his country honorably in the United States Navy Reserve from that point until 1999. He served 25 years on the Sparta Township Fire Department as well as dedicating his free time to community service. In addition to his service to the community he worked as a project developer for Noresco. In his spare time, Gregory enjoyed cooking for others, and spending time outside with his dogs, Madoc and Tubby. He was a devoted father, loving son, loyal brother and uncle and wonderful friend. He was well respected and dearly loved. His family and friends will remember his loyalty and willingness to drop everything to help those in need.
A funeral service in Gregory’s honor will be held on Thursday April 5, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 300 Ravine Park Dr., Ligonier, Indiana. Father Wilson Corzo and Father Dale A. Bauman, Catholic priest and fireman chaplain will officiate. Burial will follow in Indian Village Cemetery in Cromwell, Indiana.
Family and friends will be received from 3-8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at Yeager Funeral Home, 1589 Lincolnway South, Ligonier, Indiana. There will also be an additional hour of visitation from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service on Thursday, April 5, 2018, at St. Patrick’s Church in Ligonier.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Sparta Township Fire Department, 201 Water St., Cromwell, IN 46732.
Yeager Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.yeagerfuneralhome.com.
Greg Leedy ’83
April 15, 1961 – March 30, 2018