Allen Leroy Hegdpeth, 82 of Nixa, peacefully passed away on July 20, 2022, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield.
Leroy worked for Central Dodge in Springfield for many years, later owned and operated Leroy’s full-service Phillips 66 station in Nixa, and lastly, he worked for the Christian County Road Crew before reaching retirement. Leroy was a devoted and loving father and grandfather, always there for them and anyone who needed him. Leroy was a former president of the Nixa Jaycees in his earlier years. He belonged to the Abou Ben Adhen Greeters for decades on. Throughout the years, he continued to be very involved with the community by being included with various local bowling leagues, helping local townspeople with their vehicles, and ultimately being a high-ranking member of the annual Nixa Sucker Day.
He is survived by his son Mark Hedgpeth of Ketchum Idaho, daughter Terri Nusbaumer of Nixa, grandchildren Dustin Newton and partner Brittany, Kassandra Nusbaumer and partner Jeremiah, Natalie Nusbaumer. His like-sons: Jeffrey Douglas, Jon Newton, Mike Nusbaumer. Stepsons: Splinter and Geno Middleton. Granddaughter & Grandsons: Chelsey, Dusty and Wesley Middleton, Brittaney Eaton and husband Shawn, Jerrin O’Dell. Great grandchildren: Michael J, Autumn, Dexter. Great nieces and nephews: Lane, Lakin, Briley. Sister-in-law: Bonnie Hedgepeth, and numerous family members and beloved friends.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at Adams Funeral Home, Nixa.
The family will receive friends during a time of visitations from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, July 25, 2022, at the funeral home.
Leroy will be laid to rest in Delaware Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Adams Funeral Home.