Spaur, Leonard Hartzel
Leonard Hartzel Spaur, 85, of Pearisburg, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 25, 2014. Mr. Spaur was born on July 8, 1929, in Walkersville, W.Va, and was a son of the late Earl Alkire Spaur and Cora Life Spaur.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Wanda S. Taylor; one sister, Katheryn Spaur; and two brothers, Howard Spaur and Virgil Life Spaur. Mr. Spaur was a United States Army Veteran and was a retired Celanese employee with 29 years of service.
He is survived by his wife, of 64 1/2 years, Goldie Price Spaur of Pearisburg; one son and daughter-in-law, John L. Spaur and wife, Mary of Pearisburg; and two grandchildren, Nicholas Spaur and A.C. Taylor; one sister, Maxine Staffino of Tullahoma, Tenn., and former son-in-law, Arthur Taylor and his wife, Teresa of Lexington.
A graveside funeral service will be held Saturday, December 27, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg with Charles Henderson officiating. The family will receive friends at Givens Funeral Home in Pearisburg from 11:45 to 12:45 p.m. Condolences can be sent to the family at givensfuneralhome.com.