Leland Earl Moffitt passed away quietly and comfortably at home with his wife Delia R. Moffitt by his side on Monday Aug. 27, 2018. He was born in Ackworth, Iowa in 1929, on the family farm. He spent his early years working on the family farm with his father, grandfather and brothers; he also spent some years working timber and other various jobs for friends of his family and faith. In 1961, he and a friend moved to California in search of adventure and meaningful work. There, he met the love of his life, Dee. As soon as they were married, he became an integral part of her family, helping her raise her children as if they were his own. Together they shared a life full of fun, love, and adventure; taking cruises, participating in competitive bowling leagues, cheering on their favorite sports teams, experiencing all life has to offer, even taking time to run their own farm for a few years.
Raised in the Quaker faith, he was a quiet peaceful man that absolutely and completely loved his wife and family. He is loved by many and will be missed greatly.
He is survived by his loving wife Delia R. Moffitt, his brother William E. Moffitt Jr, children Rudy R. Vasquez, DeeAnn and Mark Kerrutt. Grandchildren Michelle and Karl Chesley, Mindy and Victor Castro, Jason Vasquez, Brittany and Bryan Rawlings, Vanessa Kerrutt; 9 great grandchildren, 7 great great grandchildren. Also nieces and nephews Diana Moffitt-Robins, Benjamin Moffitt, Daryl Moffitt, Patsy Moffitt, Carol Ashby, David Moffitt, Dennis Moffitt, and Daniel Moffitt, including several great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents William E. Moffitt Sr. and Emma (Ramsey) Moffitt, brothers Carroll Moffitt, and Homer E. Moffitt, Son Frank Michael Vasquez, nephews Raymond Moffitt and LaVerne Moffitt and great grandson Isaac Vasquez Ortiz.
A memorial service for Leland Earl Moffitt (88) will be Saturday, Sept. 8, 11am at Evergreen Funeral Home in Colorado Springs, CO located at 1830 E. Fountain Blvd 80910.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to:
Olney Friends School
61830 Sandy Ridge Road
Barnesville, Ohio 43713