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Leroy E. Leatherman

Leroy passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019 in Hastings.

He was born December 25, 1945 in Marshall, Michigan, the son of Daylon and Zola (Shirey) Leatherman. Leroy proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He had worked on his family’s farm, was a mechanic and a truck driver. In his free time he enjoyed fishing. Leroy was a member of the New Apostolic Church in Kalamazoo.

On June 3, 1988 at her parents’ home he married Brenda Cody who survives.

Also surviving are his children, Roland Leatherman, Leroy Leatherman II, Michael (Maria) Leatherman and Roger (Summer) Leatherman; step-children, Kenneth Bray and Sharon Bray; 2 grandchildren; sister, Barbara Leatherman and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Bill Leatherman and sister, Betty Pitelkow.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

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Terri S. Koch

January 25, 2019 at 7:52 pm

Brenda, I am so very sorry for your loss hun. Please let me know what I can do. Call me & we`ll get together. Again, I am so so sorry.


Floyd & Linda Worden

January 25, 2019 at 9:38 pm

Our sympathy to Brenda and the family, we are so sorry.

We enjoyed you both when you were our neighbors. Our prayers are with you at this time..

Floyd& Linda Worden

Burlington, Mi


Sherry Ficke

January 25, 2019 at 11:04 pm

So sorry for your loss Brenda and family.



January 26, 2019 at 12:47 am

R.I.P Leroy

Prayers for the family’s


Steven Vaughn

January 26, 2019 at 12:43 pm

Love and condolences to the family.


Jair Torres

June 30, 2021 at 1:41 am

I am sorry for your loss. My mother was Linda Leatherman. I hope that you have found some peace in your faith that we will all be reunited again one day.


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