Cover photo for William Harold Leatherwood Jr.'s Obituary
William Harold Leatherwood Jr. Profile Photo
William

William Harold Leatherwood Jr.

d. January 31, 2020

William (Bill) H. Leatherwood, Jr. of Sylva passed away on Friday, January 31st. He was born on July 7, 1940. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, William Harold Leatherwood and Sadie Deitz Leatherwood; and one daughter, Theda Rudd. He is survived by his wife of fifty-two years, Gretchen Leatherwood; one daughter, Delena Jay (Graeme) of Seattle, WA; two grandchildren, Sadie and Keith Rudd, and their father Haig Rudd of Asheville; two sisters, Gail Revis and Karen (Paul) Ingram of Sylva. Also surviving are his in-laws; David (Jeanne) Buchanan of Fredericksburg, VA., Audrey La Sante of Fredericksburg, VA., Gordon (Shirley) Buchanan of Waynesville, Myrtice (Joe) Brooks of Sylva, and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Bill was a member of Deitz Memorial Baptist Church. He graduated from Webster High School and Western Carolina University. He was family oriented and enjoyed planning family vacations. He served in the US Air Force and worked in industry. Bill was an avid beekeeper and nature enthusiast. He was a life-long learner who enjoyed reading and telling stories. Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday February 8, 2020 at Appalachian Funeral Services in Sylva with the Rev. Robert Blanton presiding. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a charity of your choice.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of William Harold Leatherwood Jr., please visit our flower store.

Visits: 2

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree