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Celebration of Life

Germantown United Methodist
Saturday August 29th, 2020
11:00am - 4:00pm

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Leo Soto

Soto, Leo, age 95 of Miamisburg passed away peacefully at his home on July 7, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was born in Leon Guanajuato, Mexico to the late Eusebio and Theresa (Castro) Soto. He worked for many years in the Dayton and surrounding area in construction as a drywall hanger. Leo was very handy and enjoyed repairing cars and at one time had his own TV repair shop, there wasn't much he couldn't fix. Leo always enjoyed traveling, he was content sitting and looking at the lake in Tennessee, traveling to Chicago and also made it a point to make the trip to Florida and California to visit family. He loved life, had a wonderful sense of humor and loved his family dearly. Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife Gladys (Fuller) Soto, his son Mick Soto, his siblings Lydia Godinez, Joe Soto, Carmen Daily, Evelyn Bocanegra, Tom Soto, and Sam Soto. He is survived by his children Patt Merritt, Darlene (Mike) Morris, Cyndi Soto, Joey (Misty) Soto, and Terressa (Guy) Webb, grandchildren Keli Fisher, Kris Soto, Angie Geiger, Chad, Todd and Tony Morris, Zach, Nick and Cody Warmoth, Kristin Gill, Kyle, Gabriella, Ellianna Soto, Cody and Cory McQueen, Dylan Clark, Taylor, Caleb, Baylie and Gavin Webb, 15 great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and dear friends. In the words of Leo, that were spoken at every goodbye "Hasta La Vista".

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a memorial service for the family only will be held on Friday, July 24, 2020 at 11:00am at the Arpp, Root & Carter Funeral Home, 29  N Main St.  Germantown OH  45327 with Father Civille officiating, and assisted by Richard Kerth.  Inurnment to follow at Hillgrove Cemetery in Miamisburg.

There will be a celebration of life for Leo on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 11:00am at Germantown United Methodist Church.

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My deepest condolences for the loss of your dad Cyndi. Ill always remember your dads 90th surprise birthday party, your family and friends at his party was so open and loving to me. Your dad was always smiling, a positive, loving man. I know Leo lived with you and Kristin for many of his elderly life. Couldnt keep a great man down, he was a wonderful man Im proud to have been his friend. Big hugs and love you all. Joanie

Joan Barmore Jul 9 2020 12:00 AM

My condolences to Leo's family.

Teresa Dunfee Jul 9 2020 12:00 AM

I remember and Treasure all those Beautiful Memories growing up.My Uncle Leo had a Concrete Dump Truck and in that Dump Truck he would say climb in everyone because were going to Indiana Beach. There be many Nieces and Nephews, Sisters and Brothers, and Friends.Even his Precious Mother to.We would have a Wonderful time.We carry so many Ice Coolers loaded up with all kind of drinks and baby milk.Wed also take plenty of food, blankets, chairs.I tell my grandchildren and great grandchildren every so often.I always enjoy spending my time with my Uncle Leo, when he had his TV Shop in Chicago. I be there everyday. Just to sit there and ask him questions.He would call back to my Aunt Gladys, please take her to the back so she can play with his children.I guess Ive couldnt get his work done.I always enjoy my time with him.

Rose Sanchez Jul 8 2020 12:00 AM

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Angie Geiger Jul 8 2020 12:00 AM

We send our deepest sympathy to Darlene, Mike and family, we always enjoyed talking to Leo when we celebrated birthdays of great grandchildren in Dayton . Our prayers are with you and family.Ray and Dolores Trucco

Dolores Jul 8 2020 12:00 AM

May his memory forever be fondly remembered in your hearts.With love and hugsMark & Mary Jones

Mark & Mary Jones Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

To the Soto family sorry for your lost may God be with you all. Didn't know him very well but heard a lot about him through his son Joey and Wife Misty.The Cooper Family Ted & Terrie

The Cooper Family Ted & Terrie Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM