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James Marshal Leisure, Jr.

January 4, 1936 ~ January 14, 2021 (age 85)


James Marshal Leisure, 85, of Ford City, died Thursday, January 14, 2021, in Premier Armstrong Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Kittanning.

Born January 4, 1936, in Unity, PA he was a son of the late James M. Leisure Sr. and Blanche Audrey (Brown) Leisure.

A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served for four years during the Vietnam War. He then joined the U.S. Marine Corps, serving for four years. Following that, he reinlisted in the Army.

Mr. Leisure enjoyed genealogy, reading, and studying many world religions.  He loved working all sorts of puzzles, and certainly loved his ice cream.

He is survived by his wife, Kimberly A. (Krawczyk) Leisure of Ford City; and two sons, Christopher James (Christina) Leisure of Avon Lake, OH, and Nathanael M. (Trisha) Leisure of Ford City.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters.

At. Mr. Leisure's request, no public visitation or services will be held.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Welch Funeral Home, 1032 Fourth Ave., Ford City.  To share memories or condolences, please visit

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