Harold Leiendecker

Harold F. Leiendecker, 88, of Seffner, (formerly of Clearwater), died Saturday, November 28, 2020 after a long battle with dementia. Born October 27, 1932 in Coshocton, Ohio, he was the son of Gernard Leiendecker and Mary (Cannon) Leiendecker.  His family moved to Mansfield, Ohio in 1940.  Harold earned his Eagle Scout badge in 1949.  He graduated in 1954 with his civil engineering degree from Northwestern University, where he belonged to Tau Beta Pi honorary engineering fraternity. While there Harold served an internship with TVA, which took him to Knoxville, TN. where he met his wife, Sarah.  After graduation, Harold went on to a 33 year career at Exxon. Harold was a member of the Libertarian Party, and ran for office in both the US Congress and the US Senate. In his retirement, he earned his MBA in Economics from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA., before finally settling in Florida. As long as he could, Harold attended and taught classes in the ASPEC program at Eckerd College.

Harold was predeceased by his wife, Sarah, in 2012.  He is survived by his 4 children: Mary Ann (William) Hubbell, Karen (George) Porcelli, Shirley (Randy) Herring, and Kurt (Donna) Leiendecker; 4 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. The family will hold a small celebration of life at a later date.

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Anonymous
1 month ago

We will miss you.

Anonymous
1 month ago

My condolences for your loss. Pray for peace and comfort in this difficult time.
-Debbie Lugo

Anonymous
1 month ago

My condolences to Shirley, Randy and all of Harold’s family……Jamie Sheer

Anonymous
1 month ago

Our deepest condolences for your loss, what an amazing life Harold lived.

RAEL Dubra
1 month ago

My heartfelt condolences on the loss of your Dad. Hoping that your wonderful memories will heal the hurt and pain of your loss.

Gil
1 month ago

Condolences Shirley and Randy. May you always find peace in your father’s memory. Becky and I send our love. – Gil

Anonymous
1 month ago

Sorry for you loss. My thoughts & prayers are with you and your family -Marlene Gadsden

Anonymous
1 month ago

He was a great man and I was glad I had an opportunity to meet him and have him part of our lives –
Stephen and family

Anonymous
1 month ago

My deepest condolences for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you…Donna Reagan

Brenda Carr
1 month ago

Randy, I am so sorry to here about Harold. You and Shirley have my sympathy as well as my prayers. May you be blessed for all the work you both did for him.
BCarr

Anonymous
1 month ago

Sorry to hear about your loss. Condolences to you and your family. Joyce and Dennis Obedzinski

Anonymous
1 month ago

My condolences to Shirley, Randy and all of Harold’s family. Jon Hakkarainen

John Lilly
1 month ago

My condolences to Shirley, Randy and the entire family.

Kathy Ross
1 month ago

Randy & Shirley, I’m so sorry for your loss. Your family will be in my prayers during this time.
Kat

Lou Washington
1 month ago

My condolences to You and Shirley. Sending Prays to you both and all of the family.

David Hughes
1 month ago

I am sorry for your loss. I’m sure he was a good father and an interesting person.

Charlie Trofi
1 month ago

My sympathy and condolences, Shirley, Randy, and family.

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