Barbara “Barbie” Leveque

December 05, 1936 ‒ September 19, 2016

Mansfield, Ohio

Barbara “Barbie” Leveque passed away Monday, September 19, 2016 in Ohio State University Medical Center surrounded by her family. She was 79.

She was born December 5, 1936 to parents Charles & Lydia (Jones) Egans in Jacobs, Kentucky. Barbie moved with her family to Mansfield as a teenager and graduated from Mansfield Senior High School with the class of 1955. She went on to work as a secretary for several years at Dominion Electric, United Church Directory’s in Galion and later retired from Therm-O-Disc. Barbie spent many years in Arizona with her later husband Fred Leveque until his passing in the early 90’s, when she returned to Mansfield to care for her parents.

In spare time, she took pleasure in golfing and shopping. Barbie was a member of the Liederkranz of Mansfield, VFW of Crestline, and the AMVETS Post #26.

She is survived by numerous cousins including Janny Nauman; Uncle and Aunt Clell & Louise Jones of Mansfield; Aunt Gay Jones of Olive Hill, KY; and special K9 companion Scarlett.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; Cousin Danny Porter; Aunt Agnes “Aggie” Nauman, Aunt and Uncle Lucille and Roy Porter; Uncles Phillip Jones and Nelson Jones; numerous Aunts and Uncles from the Egans family, and good friend John Brumfield Jr.

Barbie’s family will receive friends Friday, September 19, 2016 from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home Finefrock Chapel. A funeral service honoring Barbie’s life will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park.

Contributions in Barbie’s memory to Richland County Human Society or American Lung Association may be made at the funeral home.

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  • I am very sorry for your loss of Barbie. What a very special and cheering person she was. She could bring smiles to the faces of everyone she meet. A great lady. RIP Barb. Forever loved and missed. Never forgotten.

    Thoughts and Prayers for family and friends.

  • So sorry to hear of the loss of Barbara. Fond memories of her childhood days here with her family in Kentucky. My thoughts and prayers for her family and friends.

  • We were very sad to hear of Barbara’s passing. She was married to my grandfather and even after his passing she never missed one Christmas in sending my brother and I a card and gift. We always thought that was so special that she cared so much for our family year after year. Janny, thank you so much for letting us know that she passed. I have also sent along the message to my brother Ryan Leveque and my parents Jill and Tim Leveque.

    Thoughts and prayers to you as you celebrate her life.
    Scott and Courtney (Leveque) Hutton