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Leonard Delane Leachman

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Funeral services for Leonard Delane Leachman, age 79, of Ruston will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, April 5, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Chris Craig. Interment will follow at New Hope Cemetery in Downsville under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mr. Leachman was born February 19, 1934 and passed away April 3, 2013.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Leonard and Eula Leachman; brothers: Fred, Billy and George Leachman and wife Peggy Leachman.

Mr. Leachman was Master Barber at Petterson’s Barber Shop since 1955. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Ruston, Louisiana National Guard and the Camellia Club.

He is survived by his daughter: Peggy Leachman Dawsey and husband Bill of Ruston; grandsons: Cory Dawsey and wife Jennie and Kelly Dawsey all of Ruston; great granddaughter: Eden Lane Dawsey of Ruston; siblings: Carolyn Banks, Brenda Norris both of Ruston and Nova Dee Stivers of West Monroe.

Pallbearers will be Bill Dawsey, Cory Dawsey, Rodney Banks, Laster Leachman, Jerry Norris, Prentiss Wade, Brandon Wade and Mark Kelley.

Honorary pallbearers will be Kelly Dawsey, Andrew Shealy, Ted Smith and Jeremy Clark.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to service time (10:00 AM) Friday, April 5, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Ruston.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com

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