Leon W. Beagley, 74, Russell, died Thursday, De. 29, 2016, at Russell Regional Hospital.

He was born July 26, 1942, in Hutchinson to William Edgar and Florence Gertrude (Rush) Beagley. He was a graduate of Geneseo High School.

He married Margaret Marston on March 12, 1967, in Canton. He worked for White Energy, Russell. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during Vietnam.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, of the home; two sons, David Beagley and Terry Beagley, both of Russell; and four grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity United Methodist Church, Russell; burial will follow in Russell City Cemetery with military rites by Russell Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6240 Honor Guard.

Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Monday with family present to greet friends from 6 to 7 at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

Memorials are suggested to Trinity United Methodist Church in care of mortuary.