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Byron James Michael Leininger

February 22, 1990 - October 25, 2017

Byron James Michael Leininger, 27, of Quincy, passed away Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at his home. He was born February 22, 1990 in Hillsdale to Gary & Bonnie (Markel) Leininger, they survive in Waldron. Byron was married June 15, 2013 to Holly Van Hyning and she survives.

Byron had been employed at Real Alloy in Coldwater. He was a graduate of Waldron High School, class of 2008 and earned his Bachelor's Degree from Trine University in 2012. Byron was a member of Pine Ridge Bible Church in Quincy. He was active in 4-H and FFA. Byron was a member of the Hillsdale Wind Symphony and coached high school football in Waldron for many years.

Surviving besides his wife Holly and parents Gary and Bonnie are two children, Leatyn and Emberlyn; siblings, Jason (Anna) Leininger, Brent (Holly) Leininger and Jennifer (Nathan) Wortz; father and mother-in law, Gordon & Charlene Van Hyning; brothers-in-law, Zachary & Lucas Van Hyning; grandmothers, Catherine Markel, Doris Leininger and Lola Mullett; six nephews, eight nieces and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services for Byron James Michael Leininger will be Monday, October 30, 2017, at 2:00 PM, at the Waldron High School gymnasium with Pastors Steve Briix and Rick Nohr officiating. Interment will follow at the Waldron Cemetery. The family will receive friends for visitation Sunday from 1:00-7:00 PM, at the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale

Memorial contributions are suggested to the family of Byron.



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