Leo Melvin Schoonover
Leo Melvin Schoonover, 85, died Thursday, May 26, 2022 at Scott County Hospital in Scott City, Kansas. He was born on September 20, 1936 in Scott City. Leo was the son of Melvin and Genevieve Rictor Schoonover. Leo was a lifelong resident of Scott City, Kansas.
Leo was a shoe shiner at Chick’s Barber Shop early in his life. Later he was a Linotype operator at The News Chronicle newspaper in Scott City. He later owned and operated Schoonover Printing in Scott City from 1974 until his retirement in 2006. Leo enjoyed deer hunting with his uncles, bowling with his friends, fishing with his children, and camping with the family. . He was a member of First Christian Church in Scott City, KS.
On June 18, 1971, he married Marlene Smith in Scott City, Kansas. She died on July 24, 2019 in Scott City, Kansas.
Survivors include his son – Doug and his wife Vonnie Schoonover of Vero Beach, Florida, his daughter – Kaye Schoonover of Colorado Springs, Colorado, two sisters – Verda Dietz of Hays, Kansas, and Letha Williamson of Baldwin City, Kansas, a little -daughter – Lexy Schoonover of Sunrise, Florida, a grandson – Alex Schoonover of Fort Collins, Colorado,
He was predeceased by his parents and his wife – Marlene.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at First Christian Church in Scott City, Kansas, with Garee Geist-Smith Licensed Minister Christian Church (DOC) presiding.
There will be no call time.
Memoirs may be written at the Scott County Library in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, PO Box 553, Scott City, Kansas, 67871.
Interment will be at Scott County Cemetery in Scott City, Kansas.
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