Leon Mark Clancy, born May 9, 1946, passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at the age of 75 in his home in North Chesterfield, Virginia. He enjoyed his landmark 75th birthday with many family and friends. Leon passed peacefully in his sleep after living a full life. He was surrounded by his family at the time of his passing.
Leon achieved a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington. He pursued a life-long career across the engineering sciences, enjoying long-held positions at Boeing, Newport News Shipbuilding, Deepsea Ventures, NASA Langley, and Jefferson Labs.
Leon’s favorite pastimes include automobile maintenance, recreational bicycling, contra dancing, and cribbage. He had a passion to teach these skills to each new generation. His famous pancake breakfast has been enjoyed by many.
He is survived by his four children, daughter Shawn Miller of Newport News, Virginia; son Michael Clancy of Hampton, Virginia; son Jason Clancy of North Chesterfield, Virginia; and daughter Terry Scott of Spotsylvania, Virginia; and his sister Mary Scannavinno of Kennesaw, Georgia.
Leon was predeceased by his mother Mary Ellen Shelmadine and his father Mark Clancy; his brother, Terry Michael Clancy; and his niece Erika Scannavino.
The family will gather for a private celebration.