Leonard J. Ormiston, 58, Carthage

CARTHAGE, NY –  Leonard J. Ormiston, 58, of State Route 3, Carthage, passed away on Monday evening, Sept. 13, 2021, at his home.

Born June 12, 1963, in Carthage, son of the late Richard and Joyce (Thebert) Ormiston, he graduated in 1982 from Carthage Central School. In 1986 he enlisted in the United States National Guard, serving until 1988. He later served in the United States Army.

In 2002 he met his soulmate, Ruth Getman. The couple married in 2016.

Len was a handyman who loved bingo, playing cards and woodworking. Most of all, he loved spending Saturdays taking his grandchildren on tractor rides.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Ruth; two children, Bryan Ormiston of Georgia and Jessica Moore of Georgia; five stepchildren, Robert, Graig, William, Jonathan, and Alisha; six siblings, Carol Kellison, Patricia Redden, Cindy Powell, Betty Ormiston, Carrie Freeman and Richard Ormiston; several grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his parents, Richard and Joyce as well as a brother, Thomas Kinnear.

Calling hours will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, at Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage. A funeral service will immediately follow in the funeral home chapel at 1:00 p.m. where military honors will be rendered.

Arrangements are with Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

Condolences can be made at www.lundyfuneralhome.com.