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Leonard Andrew Canipe

November 4, 1945 August 24, 2019
Leonard Andrew Canipe
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Obituary for Leonard Andrew Canipe

Leonard Andrew "Frex" Canipe, 73, of Fort Defiance, passed away Saturday, August 24, 2018.

Frex was born in Harrisonburg on November 4, 1945, a son of the late Ellen Frances Comer and grandson of Andrew and Frances Rodeffer.

He worked for Shreckhise Landscaping in Weyers Cave, and had served in the U.S. Army.

Leonard is survived by a son, Michael Canipe and wife, Roxann, of Ft. Defiance; a brother, William Glenn Loy and wife, Debbie, of Nottingham, PA; two grandchildren, Dakota Canipe and wife, Carrie, and Cheyenne Canipe; great-granddaughter, Claire Canipe.

He is preceded in death by a sister, Judy Comer, and a brother, Charles Comer.

A memorial service will be conducted 6 PM Wednesday, August 28th, at Johnson Funeral Service in Grottoes, with Jack Glover officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.

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6:00 PM 8/28/2019 6:00:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Service - Grottoes Location

201 Dogwood Avenue
Grottoes, VA 24441

Johnson Funeral Service - Grottoes Location
201 Dogwood Avenue Grottoes 24441 VA
United States

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