Leo Francis, 90, of Piketon, Ohio passed away Saturday, February 4, 2023 at Adena Pike Medical Center in Waverly. He was born October 21, 1932 in Kentucky to the late Bud and Dollie Wicker Francis. On May 17, 1956 he was united in marriage to Mablean Hensley Francis who preceded him in death on January 27, 2011. Surviving are his children, James Francis and wife Nelda of Elizabethtown, Kentucky and Debbie Casey and husband Mark of Bidwell, Ohio; 8 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; and a sister, Pearl Nickell of Waverly. In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by two sons, Daniel and Rick Francis; brothers, David and Paul B. Francis and sisters, Hazel Hodge and Annie Bolen.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at Botkin Hornback Funeral Home with Hugley Rigsby officiating. Burial will follow in Mound Cemetery in Piketon. The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.