November 10, 1927 ~ June 23, 2004
At his home, June 23, 2004, Leon G. Ransom, 76, husband of Dorman Anderson Ransom of Starr St., New Haven, father of Marsha L. Ransom McAlpine-Moore and her husband, Robert Moore of Hamden, Melba M. Crowley and Janet Bailey both of New Haven, grandfather of Melinda Lee Crowley, Sean-Michael J. McAlpine, Robert Adam Moore, Eli Jacob Moore, Suzanne Ransom, Tannis Bailey, Thomas Ransom, Walter Bailey and David Bailey. Also survived by several great-grandchildren. Predeceased by a sister, Geneva Alberta Ransom Link and a granddaughter, Deidre Bailey. Leon was born in Lincolnton, NC, Nov. 10, 1927, son of the late Gentle Lee and Ethel Gibbs Ransom. He had worked as a cameraman for the former Century Reproductions. Funeral service Thurs., July 1 at 11 a.m. at Christian Tabernacle Church, 449 Newhall St., New Haven. Viewing will be at the church Thursday from 10:30 - 11 a.m. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.