Cecil Leon Middleton, 81, of South Shore, KY., passed away Saturday, March 25, 2023 at SOMC Hospice in Portsmouth, OH. He was born June 7, 1941 in Letitia, KY., a son of the late Burl and Ruby Clark Middleton.
Leon retired from North American Refractories in South Shore, KY., and South Shore Auto Parts.
Left behind to cherish his memory are his wife of 62 years Bonnie Ratliff Middleton; two sons, Ray (Connie) Middleton of South Shore, KY., and Gary (Lisa) Middleton of West Portsmouth, OH; two sisters, Mary Lou (Leroy) Fox of South Shore, KY., and Marsha Gammon of Wheelersburg, OH; two grandchildren, Tabathia Middleton who Leon and Bonnie raised and Tiffany Middleton; four great-grandchildren, Brittany, Maverick, Caleb, Zayden and many other family and friends who will sadly miss him.
Funeral services will be 2 P.M. Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at Morton-Hunt Family Funeral Home in South Shore, KY., with Leroy Fox officiating. Burial will follow at Bennett’s Chapel Cemetery in South Shore, KY. Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 12 P.M until the funeral hour.
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