Edward Allen Leeling was born July 11, 1951 to Charles (Allen) and Doris Leeling in Lusk, Wyoming.
After graduating from Lusk High School, he attended Sidney Tech.
He did some ranch work until he moved to Scottsbluff and went to work for Nebraska Public Power, where he worked for many years. During that time, he married his wife Sandy and they adopted two boys Nick and Troy. They divorced after 13 years of marriage. He moved to Crawford, Nebraska and went to work at Fort Robinson State Park, where he met his Significant other Cheri Beaver with who he spent the next 22 years until his death on October 3, 2022.
Ed enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, and spent a lot of time with his family at Glendo Reservoir. He also enjoyed gardening.
He is survived by sons Nick Leeling (Tricia Wardell) and Troy Leeling; Brother David Leeling, two nephews Mathew (Tracy) Leeling, and Andrew Leeling; one Grandson Austin, and on great niece Kadence Leeling.
He is proceeded in Death by his parents Charles and Doris Leeling