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Services for Reavis Edward Leatherwood age 91, of Dallas will be held at 1:00 P.M. Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Bailey & Foster Chapel with Pastor Dan Gleason officiating. Burial will follow in Guiceland Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to and provided by Bailey & Foster Funeral Home. Mr. Leatherwood passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017 at VITAS Hospice Inpatient Unit at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Carrollton. Mr. Reavis Leatherwood was born June 24, 1926 in Salmon, TX to Dennie Edward Leatherwood, Jr. and Edna Mae Garrison Leatherwood. Mr. Leatherwood was retired where he worked as a chemist in the medical field. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a member of the Dallas First Seventh-day Adventist Church, he loved his church family and always enjoyed participating whenever possible. He was a caring and loving husband, father and grandfather. Reavis had a special place in his heart for all of mankind. Mr. Leatherwood was preceded in death by his parents and son Michael Edward Leatherwood. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years Tomasia Ann Leatherwood, a brother Rexford Thomas Leatherwood and wife Donna, daughter Beverley Leatherwood Hampton, grandchildren; Amy Small, Luke Small, Amanda Romo, Ashley Bersuch, great grandchildren; Krysta, Kayla, Austin, Lacee, Travis, Bailey, Zoey, Charlee, and great great grandchild; Eleanor. Honorary pallbearers will be Rex E. Leatherwood, Keith Rogers, Luke Small, Jim Calloway, and Terry Barnes. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: VITAS Community Connection, 14651 Dallas Parkway, Suite 812, Dallas, TX 75254; Dallas Christian Academy, 4025 N. Central Expy, Dallas, TX 75204; SPCA of TX, P.O. Box 660412, Dallas, TX 75266-0412. The family wishes to express their special thanks to the compassionate staff of VITAS Hospice Care. A special thanks to Floyd Poenitz and Johnathan Williams.
To view online leave condolences or sign the guest book go to www.baileyandfosterfuneralhome.com.
Published on November 14, 2017
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