Leon Stapleton, 90, opened his grocery store following the 1968 Kansas City riots. With hard work, old-fashioned customer service and dedication to helping others, Leon’s Thriftway remains open today. Monty Davis The Kansas City Star
Leon Stapleton, 90, opened his grocery store following the 1968 Kansas City riots. With hard work, old-fashioned customer service and dedication to helping others, Leon’s Thriftway remains open today. Monty Davis The Kansas City Star

Longtime owner of Leon’s Thriftway honored for his service to East Side community

February 22, 2017 12:59 PM