Leon Dean Cheney
Leon Dean Cheney was born on February 27, 1962 to parents Harry Robert Cheney Jr. and Adelia Bernadita (Bates) Sanchez Cheney. Leon passed from his earthly life on March 18, 2021 at the age of 59 years and 19 days. Leon attended the Longdale school from 1st grade through 8th grade. He then finished his education at Canton, Oklahoma, graduating with the class of 1981.
In 2006, Leon was united in marriage to Deanie McGee at Canton Lake. The couple made their home in Seiling and Longdale. He had three children, Joshua Ross Cheney, Misty Foster, and Gavin Cheney.
Leon has worked in various occupations through the years, He has worked as a rig hand in the oilfield, he was a hog farmer, he worked in the rock quarry, and worked for Riggs Tree Service.
Leon moved to Ripley, Oklahoma were he has resided with his partner, Barbara Foster, for the past 5 years.
Leon enjoyed hunting and fishing and the outdoors and especially enjoyed being with his family.
Leon attended the Assembly of God Church in Seiling, Ok in his younger years and later became a member of the First Church of God in Ripley, Oklahoma.
Leon Is preceded in death by his parents Harry and Adelia Cheney, his wife Deanie Cheney, and daughter Misty Foster. He is survived by sons, Joshua Ross Cheney of Seiling Ok, and Gavin Cheney. Also left to cherish his memories are sisters Stella and husband Michael Morris of Woodward, Ok, Glenda and Jose Ruiz of Longdale, and Ramona and husband Doug Brassfield of Texas, and brothers Robert Cheney of Longdale and Tony and Talina Cheney of Longdale, also special friend Barbara Foster, numerous other relatives and a host of friends.
Memorial services were held on Friday, March 26, 2021 at the Restoration Church in Seiling, OK. Services were under the direction of Redinger Funeral Home.