Herbert Franklin Leidig, Jr.

August 31, 1928 - June 20, 2017

08/31/1928 - 06/20/2017

Past Services

Monday June 26, 2017
2:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Chesapeake Chapel
929 Battlefield Blvd S
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 482-3311 | Directions

Chesapeake – Herbert Franklin Leidig, Jr., 88, died June 20, 2017.  Herbert was born in East Orange, NJ to the late Herbert F. and Anna Marie Prather Leidig.  He was a veteran, having retired from the US Navy as a Fire Control Technician-Senior Chief Petty Officer.  Herbert was a member of St. Stephen Martyr Roman Catholic Church and enjoyed wood carving.  He was predeceased by a son, Christian Leidig.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife E. Annette Leidig; children, Susan Cole and her husband, John, Leslee Green and her husband, Sean, Karl Leidig and his wife, Melinda, Lisa Leidig and Kurt Leidig; siblings, Richard Leidig and Rosemary Stanek; grandchildren, Gabriel Leidig, Kyle Leidig, Jennifer Macdonald, and Cliff Leidig; and great grandchildren, Makayla Leidig, Grant Leidig and Maeve Leidig.
The family will be celebrating Herbert’s life on Monday at 2:00pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake with Father Brian Rafferty officiating.  Express condolences to the family at www.altmeyerfh.com.

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Debbie (King) Dunn
6 years ago

I was so saddened to hear of Uncle Herb’s passing. Losing a parent is such a difficult time in one’s life. So many memories of better times to reflect upon. Hopefully, few regrets to dwell upon. Although we were seldom around, I have fond thoughts of Uncle Herb. Love, Debbie

6 years ago

Sorry for the loss of your dear love one. May you find comfort in God’s promise to swallow up death forever and wipe the tears from all faces. Isaiah 25:8

LaToya Johnson
6 years ago

I would like to express my deepest and heartfelt condolences to the family of Herbert Leidig. I am truly sorry for the lost that your family is feeling. Experiencing the lost of a beloved family member is one of the hardest thing that any of us can go thru. And because of this my thoughts and prayers are with your family. During this extremely difficult time, please turn to God for comfort and support. He promise to give your family the strength needed in order to endure this great lost. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4) Something else that will bring your family comfort is cherishing the wonderful memories that we have of Mr. Herbert. These precious memories will console the family in the day’s ahead.