Leon C. Lough, age 83, a resident of Oliver Springs, died Monday, Jan. 7, at the Life Care Center of Morgan County.
Mr. Lough was born Feb. 14, 1929, in Oliver Springs. Following his military discharge, he lived in Merrillville, Ind., for 30 years, moving back to Oliver Springs in 1985.
Leon was a retired iron worker and boilermaker. He retired from J&L Steel Inc. in Indiana following 30 years of employment. He was a member of Frost Bottom Missionary Baptist Church.
Mr. Lough served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. For his significant accomplishments and contributions to the U.S. Army, he received several medals, decorations, citations, and ribbons.