SPRINGFIELD — Leonard Beebe, 91, who sold cars at his family’s Five Mile Point farm and later set type for The Freeman’s Journal, passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at the Cooperstown Center Nursing Home.
Leonard was always willing to help anyone in need: His final gift was the donation of his body to Albany Medical Center for research .
Leonard was predeceased by his parents Paul and Katherine (Stevens), his brothers, James and Donald; his sister-in-law Roberta; nephew Donald Jr., and the love of his life, Genevive. He is survived by his sister-in-law Shigi; nephews Robert (Lena), Victor (Kathy), Danny (Patsy), Jim (Judy), and Jeff (Laura), and a niece Mary, along with several great- and great-great-grandnieces and nephews.
Leonard started his working career early in life by selling used cars at the family farm at Five Mile Point. He also worked at the Sure-Catch factory, The Freeman’s Journal as a typesetter and The Cooper Inn as desk clerk and security.
He will be greatly missed. Thank you so very much to Woodside Hall and Cooperstown Center for their wonderful care.
Graveside services will be announced at a later date. In memory of Leonard, please send any donations to the Springfield Fire Department and/or The Susquehanna Animal Shelter, Cooperstown.
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