Ruby Barger Leamon, 81, passed away Aug. 8, 2019. She was born Aug. 10, 1937, to Edna and Leon Barger in Portland.
Ruby was a devout Christian and advocate of Christian mission work abroad and at home. Her love for children was articulated through many years as a CASA volunteer.
She is survived by two sons, Arnie Leamon and wife, Yvonne of Artesia, N.M., and Bruce Leamon of Huntertown; one daughter, Brenda Leamon Wiles of Lubbock, Texas; one brother, Charles Barger and wife, Carolyn of Mansfield, Ohio; 14 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her high school sweetheart and husband of 62 years, William (Bill) Leamon; her oldest son, William Douglas Leamon; and grandson, Gabriel Leamon.
In memory of Ruby, if you would like to, give to Sue Witt’s Childrens Home in Haiti or Church of Christ Mission in Monterrey, Mexico; Christianville Foundation Childrens Home, 973 N. Shadeland, Ave. No. 158, Indianapolis, IN 46219; CCM Monterrey Mexico, 40 Daniel Bell, 425 N. Barron St., Eaton, OH 45320.