Leonard S. High, 72, of Akron, entered into Heaven following a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Hershey Medical Center.
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Born in Myerstown, he was a son of the late John David and Laura B (Sauder) High. He was married 52 years on October 1 to Lena M. (Reiff) High.
Leonard retired in 2011 after 38 years of employment with Martin Limestone. He was a quarry operator for 23 years and a mail courier the last 15 years.
He was a member of Weaverland Mennonite Church. He enjoyed hunting, sports, and spending time with his family at his cabin in Perry County.
Surviving in addition to his wife are five children, Jim, married to Missy (Weidler) High of Lititz, Randy, married to Anne (Gehman) High of Raleigh, NC, Sherry, married to Jason Moyer of Ephrata, Daryl High of Ephrata, and Cheryl, married to Travis Brubaker of Denver; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and six siblings, Miriam, married to Christ Burkholder of York, Galen, married to Cindy High of Myerstown, John D., married to Dianne High of Myerstown, Edwin, married to Lois High of St. Joseph, MO, Joyce, married to Walter Kolb of Frystown, and Rhoda, married to Ken Reist of Lebanon.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 11 at 10 am at Weaverland Anabaptist Faith Community, 210 Weaverland Valley Road, East Earl. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery. Viewing will be held on Sunday from 2-4 pm and on Monday from 9-10 am at the Church.
To send the family online condolences visit us at www.groffeckenroth.com. Arrangements by Groff-High Funeral Home, New Holland.