AMerican Veteran 11

Leonard W. Overly

December 28, 1945 ~ January 31, 2021 (age 75)


Leonard William Overly, 75, of Cass County, IN, was relieved of suffering from failing health and went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 31, 2021.

He faithfully attended to his wife of over 40 years, Nellie Maude Stackhouse Overly, until her death in 2009.

He dutifully served in the US Army, instilling a deep patriotic sentiment in his children & grandchildren.

He may be remembered around the area as a retired fork truck driver at General Tire, church friend, music fan, talented mechanic & all around fix-it man.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy Michael; daughters Andrea (Jody) Abney & Inga Overly, step daughter Robyn (Jason) Fritchey; grandchildren Nathanael Abney (Becca), Dartanyan Abney, & Francesca Abney; step grandson Jacob Bilvin (Ed Rardin); brothers Walt (Gail) Overly, Glen (Dessa) Overly; & sister Earlene Purvis, 

In lieu of flowers, please send the family copies of any pictures you may have of Leonard, as well as other family members to his obituary wall at

Memorial services with military rites will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Zion United Methodist Church in Lucerne.

Leonard’s online guestbook is available and condolences can be shared at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Rans Funeral Homes & Crematory, Marocco Chapel, 119 E. Market St., Logansport.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Leonard W. Overly, please visit our floral store.


Memorial Service
March 13, 2021

1:00 PM
Zion United Methodist Church
307 State Road 16 West
Lucerne, IN 46950

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