Doril F. Leascher, 89, of Mtn. Grove, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2013, at Autumn Oaks Care Center in Mtn. Grove.
He was born on October 5, 1923 in Abilene, Kansas, the son of Burnett E. and Gladys S. (Freeman) Leascher.
Doril graduated from Mtn. Grove High School in 1941 and attended college in Springfield, Missouri, before joining the U.S. Coast Guard. He was in the service from 1943 to 1946. After his discharge he attended Southwest Missouri State and graduated with a bachelor of science degree in education.
Doril was united in marriage to Elaine Zimmerman of Cabool, Missouri, and to this union two children were born, son Jan and daughter Dorlaine. The family lived in Nebraska for several years where he worked as a territorial manager for Geigy Pharmaceuticals.
Doril and Elaine moved back to the Mtn. Grove area where they enjoyed living on their acreage overlooking their lake and the birds and other wildlife. He was always on the go and far from being retired. His primary business was as a broker for Leascher Real Estate. The family was involved in the community by operating a number of businesses, JC Penney Catalog Store and Flowers of the Square being the most current.
Doril was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Elaine.
He is survived by his daughter, Dorlaine Dunbar and husband Jerry of Taylor, Nebraska; his son, Jan Leascher of Mtn. Grove; three grandsons, Shane Dunbar and wife Stacey of Taylor, Nebraska, Chad Dunbar and wife Elizabeth of Norwood, Missouri, and Travis Dunbar and wife Eileen of Burwell, Nebraska; great-grandchildren Kayla, Shayna, Kindra and Haley Dunbar, daughters of Shane and Stacey Dunbar; great-grandson, Stetson Dunbar, son of Chad Dunbar; great-grandson Brogan Dunbar, son of Travis and Eileen Dunbar; and great-great-granddaughter Addison Dunbar, daughter of Kayla Dunbar. He will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved him.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements were under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool, Missouri.
Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.