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Raymond D Leatherwood

December 31, 1946 ~ October 17, 2017 (age 70)
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Raymond Dean Leatherwood, 70, of Baytown, passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2017, in Baytown.

Raymond was born December 31, 1946 in Cuero, to parents; Ellis, Jr. and Dora Franke Leatherwood, and a lifelong resident of Baytown.  He attended Robert E. Lee High School, was a veteran of the US Navy with service during Vietnam, a retired instrument technician, and a member of the Second Baytown Church.  He also enjoyed motorcycles, classic cars, running, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Mr. Leatherwood was preceded in death by his mother:  Dora Franke Leatherwood and two infant brothers.  He is survived by his wife of 51 years:  Linda Hiebert Leatherwood, son:  Bret Leatherwood and wife Teresa, daughter:  Alexis Dawson and husband Rusty, father:  Ellis Leatherwood, Jr., brother: Dale Leatherwood, grandchildren:  Brittany Leatherwood, Erika Barton and husband Alex, Haley Leatherwood, Denise Williams and husband Kyle, Chris Dawson, Cody Dawson, Candice Dawson, and Tyler Dawson, great-grandchildren:  Adam Holley, Collin Holley, Kaiden Williams, and Emma Barton on the way, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, at the Crespo & Jirrels Funeral Home Chapel.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 21, 2017, at the Crespo & Jirrels Funeral Home Chapel in Baytown with interment following at Palms Memorial Park in Dayton.

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

 Service Information

October 20, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Crespo and Jirrels Funeral and Cremation Services
6123 Garth Road
Baytown, TX 77521

Funeral Service
October 21, 2017

2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Crespo and Jirrels Funeral and Cremation Services
6123 Garth Road
Baytown, TX 77521

Interment following funeral service
October 21, 2017

Palms Memorial Park
Hwy 146 South
Dayton, TX 77535

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