Leon E. "Red" Stoughtenger, 84, of Hannibal, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020 at his daughter’s home in Mayfield, Kentucky. He was born July 21, 1936 in Fulton to Edward and Alma Scoville Stoughtenger. Leon attended school in Fulton and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1955 and was Honorably Discharged in 1957. He had been employed at the Sealright company in Fulton for several years and S.U.N.Y. Oswego in the maintenance department for many years until his retirement in 1998. Leon was dedicated to helping others. He volunteered many hours delivering Meals on Wheels for residents in the Hannibal area, moreover; he and his wife drove thousands of miles for the American Red Cross to participate in blood drives, delivering blood donations and he himself donated 22 gallons of blood for those in need. Leon enjoyed watching all sports, was an avid New York Yankees fan, enjoyed NASCAR and going to the Oswego Speedway.
Leon is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mildred Peterson Stoughtenger of Hannibal; three children, Russell Stoughtenger of Hannibal, Robin Webber of Mayfield, Kentucky and Randy (Caryn) Stoughtenger of Tacoma, Washington; his brother, John (Juanita) Stoughtenger of Fulton; his sister, Marilyn (Frank) Carvey of Romulus, Michigan; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Leon was predeceased by two brothers, Willard and Donald Stoughtenger.
Calling hours will be held from 3 to 5 p.m., Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Brown Funeral Home, 21 Flood Drive in Fulton. Covid precautions will be in effect. Memorial services are private. Contribution’s in Leon’s memory may be made to the Meals on Wheels, c/o Oswego County Office for the Aging, 70 Bunner St., Oswego, NY 13126, American Red Cross at redcross.org or to a charity on one’s choice. To leave a message of sympathy for the Stoughtenger family, please visit www.brownfuneralhomefulton.com