Funeral services for Eli Lee Leahew, 21, Eudora, KS will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 13, 2017 at the Eudora Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Eudora Cemetery. He passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017.
Eli was born November 4, 1995 in Shawnee Mission, KS the son of Daniel and Sarah (Edgar) Leahew.
He graduated from Eudora High School in 2014. He then attended Neosho County Community College, where he was a yell leader.
He worked in the detail shop of Dale Willey Automotive in Lawrence. He was preparing to go to lineman training in January in Georgia.
Eli enjoyed basketball, weight lifting, loved grilling and hanging out with his friends. He was always willing to help family and friends.
Survivors include his parents, Daniel and Sarah; brother, Ethan Leahew, of Ottawa; fiancé, Victoria Jaskiewicz of the home; grandmother, Connie Leahew of Gardner, KS; aunts and uncles, Gary and Celeste Edgar of Washington, Todd Edgar of Greenleaf, Sheila and Wayne Bolejack of Washington, Sharon Edgar of Eudora and Becky Leahew of Baldwin City. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Lynda Edgar and his grandfather, William “Bill” Leahew and his uncle, Michael Leahew.
The family will greet friends from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary- Eudora Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Eli Lee Leahew Memorial Fund and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.