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Allen Leon Dillon
February 26, 1943 ~ September 25, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Allen “Leon” Dillon 80 of Chatham, Ohio went home to be with the Lord Monday September 25, 2023. He was born February 26, 1943, in Birch River, WV to the late Ristie Clarence, and Beulah M. (Crites) Dillon.
He will be sadly missed by his children, Brian (Mary) Dillon, and Michelle (Mark) Lightner.
He is also survived by his grandchildren, Allen (Jelena), Nicholas (Beth), Brandon (Rachel) and Joseph as well as 3 great-grandchildren, sisters, Mildred Carpenter, Wilda Nicholas, and numerous other family and friends.
Besides his parents he was proceeded in death by his loving wife of 59 years, Mary Elaine Dillon who passed away January 7, 2023, a brother Bobby T. Dillon, and sisters, Opal L. Murphy, and Leona Westfall.
Leon was a carpenter for many companies and could build almost anything with his hands. He was a member of the Carpenters Union. Enjoyed hunting and fishing, traveling, camping, tinkering around the house, farming, and liked helping anyone in need. He also loved spending time with his family & friends.
Calling hours will be held Saturday September 30, 2023, from 12:00 PM until his Funeral Service which will be held at 2:00 PM at the Sly Family Funeral Home, 15670 W. High Street, Middlefield Ohio 44062. Pastor John Smith from Litchfield Baptist Church officiating. He will be laid to rest in Huntsburg Township Cemetery following the services.
Those who wish may make donations to Cleveland Clinic Hospice or a good cause of their choice in his honor, in place of sending flowers.