Leonard C. Sole


Leonard C. Sole, 74, of Weirton , passed away Friday, July 14,2017 at his home. He was born in Steubenville, OH,on April 27, 1943, a son to the late Leonard Ross Sole and the late Thelma Marie Carroll. On October 2,1965, he was joined in marriage in the Colliers United Methodist Church to the love of his life, Linda Marie Pannett. They enjoyed fifty-one years of marriage.

 Leonard was retired from Weirton Steel Corporation with thirty years of service and the Weirton Wal Mart with fifteen and a half years of service. He was a 1961 Weir High School graduate. He attended the Central Technical Institute of Kansas City, MO. He enlisted in the United States Army in May of 1962, where he served for three years at the U.S. Army Hospital, Fort Polk, La., and was in charge of the mail service for the hospital. Later he was promoted to Specialist 5th class and was assigned the position of Assistant Chief Medical NCO. While serving with the hospital unit he was named Outstanding Soldier of the Quarter and was awarded a Good Conduct Medal. He was elected Constable of Brooke County in May of 1972, serving a four year term. He was a member of the Weirton Heights Volunteer Fire Department for fifteen years, five as a Junior fireman and ten as a Senior fireman. He served as Assistant Fire Chief, Vice President, Secretary,and Captain of the Rescue Squad .He also organized the Junior Fire Department Explorers Post and served as Senior Advisor. He was a member of the New Cumberland Lodge No. 22, Scottish Rite of Wheeling, WV, and Osiris Shriners of Wheeling, WV. He was past president of the Northern Panhandle Shrine Club of Weirton and the Weirton Steel Twenty-Five Year Club.

 Leonard was blessed with and is survived by a loving family including his wife Linda Marie Sole; son Chad Allen (Misty) Sole and their children Alexis, Cassie,and Brian; son Dr. Leonard Scott (Kathy) Sole and their children Arienne, Axton,and Nicholas; sister Norma (Henry) Tarr and his faithful niece,Verna Tarr.

 Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the STEEL & WOLFE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES,Inc., 380 PENCO ROAD, WEIRTON,WV, 26062 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm. Funeral services will be held Wednesday 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Larry Barkley and  Reverend Brian Richardson officiating. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens,Weirton.

Online condolences may be addressed to www.steelandwolfe.com.

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Michael Rizzo

Dear Linda,
So sorry to hear of Leonard's passing. I did think of him because the last time I seen you guys in the grocery store, he didn't look well. I'm sorry I was unable to come for the showing; just got out of the hospital for triple bypass and unable to drive. The golden years.

God Bless,
Mike Rizzo

 Posted July 19, 2017 - 10:29am
Suzette Coulter Chamberlain

My deepest sympathies to you, Linda ... Leonard & you are wonderful grandparents... you're both loved by many in your extended family <3

 Posted July 18, 2017 - 4:08pm
Jim Brandolino

Linda & Family, We were very sorry to learn of Leonard's passing. However, we are happy that he no longer is suffering. Please accept our deepest sympathy. Leonard always had a smile on his face and seemed happy to see you. He always made us feel good about running into him whether it was in a grocery store, Walmart, Church, or in the hospital. He will always be remembered. God Bless you all. Sincerely, Jim & Jackie Brandolino

 Posted July 18, 2017 - 12:48pm
Donna Carey

Jim and I enjoyed knowing You and Leonard. May your good memories of each other last forever. I understand your grief as I miss Jim. My Condolences to You and Yous, Donna.

 Posted July 18, 2017 - 12:15am
Monica McLean-Fry

I am so sorry for you and your family's loss. You dad was the nicest man. saying a prayer for you all.

 Posted July 17, 2017 - 2:53am
Bruce Carey

I got to know Mr Sole through my Mom and Dad;Mrs Donna and James Carey; and Mr Sole and his Wife were good people and Servants of our Lord Jesus Christ. I saw Mr Sole and his Wife at Walmart and talk of the good old days. I sure have an empty place in my heart. My Condolences to Your family.

 Posted July 16, 2017 - 10:01pm
Dawn & Bob

Misty & Chad,
We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for you and your family at this difficult time and sending our love.

 Posted July 15, 2017 - 11:36pm
Beverly robinson

So sorry for your families loss. Leonard was a great man and everyone loved him. Prayers for all of you.RIP Leonard, my friend

 Posted July 15, 2017 - 8:22pm
Beverly robinson

I am so very sorry for your families loss. Leonard was a great man and much loved. Prayers for all of you, RIP Leonard, my friend

 Posted July 15, 2017 - 8:21pm
Karen (sole) wolf

My parents loved Carroll and always enjoyed his and Linda's visits to the farm. I'm so sorry for your loss

 Posted July 15, 2017 - 8:02pm
Rick Gracie

My condolences to Leonard's family. May he Rest In Peace.

 Posted July 15, 2017 - 6:08pm
Earla, Jim, Jill, Steve and Holly (Tingler) Turcich

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult journey. He was a wonderful person and neighbor. God speed.

 Posted July 15, 2017 - 5:18pm
Mike and Carol Donohue

Leonard you always were a special friend to our family and always will be. It pains us that you are gone but you will always be in our hearts and loved. God bless you and your family. We had many happy times together and watched each other's kids grow up. We will miss you and will see you later.

 Posted July 15, 2017 - 4:45pm

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