Leithauser, Gene, 85, of Springfield, died peacefully at home with his daughter by his side on November 15, 2020. He was born in Springfield on October 5, 1935 the son of Eugene and Helen (Stutzenberger) Leithauser. He was the owner and pharmacist at Hebble's Pharmacy for 35 years. He was a member of the First United Church of Christ and a kind and loving man to all he came in contact with. Survivors include his two children, Mike Leithauser and Christina Griffin; four grandchildren, Jessica Leithauser, Jude, Amelia and Willie Griffin and two siblings, Fritz (Elisabeth) Leithauser and Carol (Kevin) Dunn. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rosemarie and daughter, Deanna. A private service will be held at CONROY FUNERAL HOME with burial to follow in Ferncliff Cemetery.