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Gene Leatherman

June 17, 1944 June 20, 2019
Gene Leatherman
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Obituary for Gene Leatherman

Calvin Eugene Leatherman, 75, of Dansbury Lane, Vale, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019 at his home.

Born in Cleveland County, on June 17, 1944, he was a son of the late Judson Leatherman and Charlene Parker Leatherman. He was retired from the NC Department of Transportation and also farmed agriculture crops and raised cattle. Gene was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a brother, Judson "June Bug" Leatherman , Jr.; three sisters, Loretta Hall, Wanda Lee Leatherman and Nadine Leatherman and a step grandson.

He is survived by his partner of thirty years, Sue Turpin; two sons, Gene Leatherman and wife Carol Anne and Randy Leatherman and wife Brandi both of Vale; five stepchildren, Paula Yocun and husband Randy, Rodney Turpin and wife Lisa, Stephanie Turpin, Brian Turpin and wife Charity and Crystal Bennett and husband Kent; brother, Eddie Leatherman and wife Kathy of Freehold, NJ; sister, Glinda Parker and husband Danny of Vale; sister-in-law, Jonsie Krauss; nine grandchildren; ten step grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, one step great-grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.

A special thanks to Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region, Lincolnton Branch, and the doctors and staff at Wake Forest Cancer Center.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home, Fallston.

The funeral will be held on Sunday at 2:00 PM at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Chambers officiating.

The burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region, PO Box 470408, Charlotte, NC 28247.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston.


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Visitation

Saturday

22

Jun

6:00 PM 6/22/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/22/2019 8:00:00 PM
Stamey - Tysinger Funeral Home

846 E. Stagecoach Trail
Fallston, NC 28042

Stamey - Tysinger Funeral Home
846 E. Stagecoach Trail Fallston 28042 NC
United States

Funeral Service

Sunday

23

Jun

2:00 PM 6/23/2019 2:00:00 PM
Mt. Vernon Baptist Church

1156 North Brook #3 School Road
Vale, NC 28168

Mt. Vernon Baptist Church
1156 North Brook #3 School Road Vale 28168 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

1156 North Brook #3 School Road
Vale, NC 28168

1156 North Brook #3 School Road Vale 28168 NC
United States
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