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Leland Emanuel Harding

November 17, 1978 — November 9, 2021

Lebanon

Leland Emanuel Harding, age 42 of Lebanon, and formerly of Crawfordsville passed away on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in Crawfordsville on November 17, 1978 to George William Harding and Brenda Lee (Hillard) Vance.

Leland graduated from South Montgomery High School in 1997 and married the love of his life, Tisha Stephenson on September 24, 2021. He worked at Hendrickson in Lebanon and enjoyed tinkering with stuff, working on his Mustang, was a Ford man, loved to eat, go to fancy restaurants, but most of all he loved his sweets. He was a Cubs fan, had a huge heart and was a friend to everyone.

He is survived by his wife, Tisha Harding of Lebanon; his daughter, Megan Elaine Harding of Crawfordsville; his father, George (Gail) Harding of Kokomo; his mother, Brenda (Loren Callis) Vance of Crawfordsville; two brothers, Jim (Corrie) Harding and Nathan (Brittany) Harding; one sister, Roanna (Mike) Farris, all of Crawfordsville; a special nephew, James Martin and several other nieces and nephews, to many to mention; which were all the light of his life.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Leland & Betty Harding; his maternal grandfather, Emanuel Hillard; a step-father, Ronnie Vance; and his best friend, Shawn White.

Visitation will be at Sanders Shoemaker Funeral Care, 202 Bratton Road, in Waynetown on Saturday, November 13, 2021 from 1:00pm till the time of the funeral service at 3:00pm. Burial will follow at Wallace Lutheran Cemetery. The service will be recorded which can be viewed on his obituary page at www.sandersfuneralcare.com. Share memories and condolences online at www.sandersfuneralcare.com.

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Saturday, November 13, 2021

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Sanders Shoemaker Funeral Care

202 Bratton Road, Waynetown, IN 47990

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Funeral Service

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Sanders Shoemaker Funeral Care

202 Bratton Road, Waynetown, IN 47990

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