Wayne E. LeShure Sr., 88, of Penn Yan, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital in Penn Yan.

Family and friends are invited to call from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 at the Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, 201 E. Elm St., Penn Yan. A memorial service for Wayne will take place at the funeral home at 5 p.m. Memorial donations may be made in his name to Alzheimer’s Association, 435 E. Henrietta Rd., Rochester.

Wayne was born at the family home in Dresden Aug. 2, 1930, the son of late Charles & Hattie LeShure. Wayne was employed at The Seneca Army Depot until his retirement in 1986/87. Wayne loved the Mennonite community and drove them around to wherever they needed to go. He enjoyed his Sunday drives around the lake, going to the Auction Barn and most of all, enjoyed being with his family.

Wayne was well known for his many stories that he loved to share and was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone. Wayne was a life member of the Dresden Fire Department.

Wayne is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Cora; children, Rodger LeShure Sr. of Montour Falls., Kathleen LeShure of Penn Yan, Julia (AJ) Jensen of Dundee and Henry LeShure of Penn Yan; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

He was predeceased by his sons, Wayne Jr. and David and his grandson, Bradley.

Family and friends may sign the guestbook at www.townsendwoodfuneralchapel.com