LEON WILLIAM TOWLE
He was educated in Dexter and Garland schools and was the last survivor of the Class of 1933 of Garland High School. He was a World War II veteran of the U. S. Army and served in Europe. Leon was the holder of the Boston Post Cane from Garland.
He was employed for many years with his brother at Towle’s Lumber Mill at Puffer’s Pond. He was later employed by Elwin Crosby and retired from the Western Auto Store in Dexter. He was a member of the Eastern Star and Ripley Grange # 462. Leon was a life member, Past Commander and Quartermaster of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He is survived by his wife Nancy Prescott-Towle; 2 daughters, Elaine Fish and Brandi Towle ; 2 step-sons, Mike and Mark Prescott; a daughter-in-law, Carlie Towle; 9 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; 17 great great grandchildren; nieces and nephews; 2 “adopted children”, Louise and the whole Bowden Family and Everett and his wife Corice Amazeen; and all his special friends on his “list” that are too numerous to mention. He was predeceased by his first wife, Ellen; 2 sons Jerry and Ralph; 3 brothers, John, Morris, and Richard; and a sister Irene Edgerly.
THE MEASURE OF MAN
There will be no services at this time. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Dexter. Those who wish may leave written tributes at www.CrosbyNeal.com.
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