Class of 1966

1966 Maroon SpotlightJ. D. LeForce
J. D. LeForce

Band ’62-’65.

Joseph Duane “J. D.” LeForce

July 14, 1947 – November 19, 1987

J. D. LeForce, 40, long-lime Perry community resident, died at 8 p.m. Thursday at Paoli Memorial hospital at Paoli, Penn.

A memorial service has been set for 2 p.m. Monday at the First United Methodist church. Rev. Bill Stacy, the church pastor, will officiate. A private burial service will be scheduled. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes association.

LeForce recently had gone to Paoli to work in the construction business. He died of injuries received Nov. 11 in an accident while at work.

He was born July 14, 1947, at Guthrie. He was a 1966 graduate of Perry high school. LeForce served with the United States Marines in Vietnam and later was an employe of R. L. Frailey, Inc. at Perry.

He and the former Angel Blankenship were married in November, 1977. LeForce was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include his wife, of the home at 1403 Oak Drive, Perry; one daughter, Wendi Michelle LeForce, Perry; a son, Jeremiah Cody LeForce, of the home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Busse, Perry; four brothers, Doug LeForce, Rollie LeForce and Chris Busse, all of Perry; and Frank LeForce, Oklahoma City; two sisters, Connie Betchan, Perry; and Tawni Herring, Stillwater; and his grandmother, Belle Busse, Perry.